Clang

Definition of Clang

Pronunciation: klăng
v. t.1.To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound.
[imp. & p. p. Clanged (klăngd); p. pr. & vb. n. Clanging.]
The fierce Caretes . . . clanged their sounding arms.
- Prior.
v. i.1.To give out a clang; to resound.
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.) Quality of tone.

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