Clang (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clanged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Clanging.] [L. clangere; akin to Gr. to clash, scream; or perh. to E. clank.]

To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound.

The fierce Caretes . . . clanged their sounding arms. Prior.

 

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Clang, v. i.

To give out a clang; to resound.

"Clanging hoofs."

Tennyson.

 

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Clang, n.

1.

A loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic substances when clanged or struck together.

The broadsword's deadly clang, As if a thousand anvils rang. Sir W. Scott.

2. Mus.

Qualyty of tone.

 

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