Clash (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clashed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Clashing.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]

1.

To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.

2.

To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.

However some of his interests might clash with those of the chief adjacent colony. Palfrey.

 

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Clash, v. t.

To strike noisily against or together.

 

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Clash n.

1.

A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.

The roll of cannon and clash of arms. Tennyson.

2.

Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.

Clashes between popes and kings. Denham.

 

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