Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tang.
  • adj. Having a tang.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Go off we do, on tanged too, its what this mobs about

    Cheeseburger Gothic » And while you’re at it… another challenge.

  • He got his fingers round a leather thong and tugged free a flimsy medallion of hammered tin, meant to resemble an oversized coin with the usual square hole through the middle but with an unusual eight-tanged starburst symbol crudely stamped onto the metal.

    Spirit Gate

  • It was a medallion, like an oversized coin with the usual square hole through the middle but an unusual eight-tanged starburst symbol stamped into the metal.

    Spirit Gate

  • Then something clanged like a low gong struck at a distance, and before his eyes a face flashed over the two feet, a face pale and distorted with a sort of infinite evil that twisted it like flame in the wind; but he knew, for the half instant that the gong tanged and hummed, that it was the face of Dick Humbird.

    This Side of Paradise

  • The steel sides of the truck tanged with a patter of bullets.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • To his right were the tanged barrels, each with pierced tenons on its under side.

    Morgan’s Run

  • “What — gaze around at this splendid, salt-tanged city with its jostling merchants and shippers and landowners, all totally disinterested in me or my problems, then cut my throat?”

    Two For The Lions

  • They sank back into the percolating liquid as a tanged lizard wrapped itself around a screaming maiden.

    The Magic of Krynn

  • Loganaro could see that the knife was full-tanged, with brass rivets mating the wood with the steel.

    Conan the Fearless

  • Breathing in the misty, salt-tanged air, she reveled in the bustle of humanity on the wooden platform.

    Give Us Forever

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