Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gang.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gang.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's like hearing that there are investigations to check out gangs infiltrating schools, and you get in a huff that people would dare think that the school kids are under investigation, ignoring that it's the * gangs* that are the target to protect the kids.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • "It's very informative to hear the prime minister of England describing the riots and the rioters in England by using the term gangs," Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari told reporters.

    The Seattle Times

  • She called on Assad to deploy the army throughout Syria to rid the country of what she called gangs.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Though this malefactor had committed a multitude of robberies, yet he generally chose to go on such expeditions alone, having always great aversion for those confederacies in villainy which we call gangs, in which he always affirmed there was little safety, notwithstanding any oaths, by which they might bind themselves to secrecy.

    Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed

  • The city was helping with the funding so that kids wouldn't be thrown out on the streets, join gangs, go on the welfare, or whatever else kids without an education do.

    Aurora's So-Called Corporation Counsel Alayne in Fantasyland

  • Children join gangs because of the pride of belonging.

    Healthcare

  • Were the Whyos and the female counterpart gang the Why Nots based on real gangs from the period?

    A Conversation with Elizabeth Gaffney about Metropolis

  • Before JFK, Protestants could govern the U.S. in gangs and teams, and country club cohorts of like-minded, like-trained, like-rewarded, self-confident elites.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Catholics and Jews?

  • In short, the idea that the Supreme Court had a “libertarian philosophy” with regard to race that “gave us almost 100 years of segregation, white supremacy, lynchings, chain gangs, the KKK, and discrimination of African Americans for no other reason except their skin color,” is just completely absurd.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

  • In short, the libertarian philosophy of Rand Paul and the Supreme Court of the 1880s and 1890s gave us almost 100 years of segregation, white supremacy, lynchings, chain gangs, the KKK, and discrimination of African Americans for no other reason except their skin color.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bruce Bartlett’s Attack on Libertarianism

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