Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of clank.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a hard nonresonant metallic sound

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It walked on 20 'long legs that reached down to rails on the seabottom, ferrying passengers along the shore in clanking comfort.

    Boing Boing: July 25, 2004 - July 31, 2004 Archives

  • Another said this is a military movement; how is it our boys are led through the streets by officers in clanking military regalia?

    The Boy Scout Movement

  • At the same time, I can't imagine the battle sequences without some music, otherwise you have only random yelling and weapons clanking, which isn't aurally artistic.

    The Music of Thrones

  • A high military cap surmounting his handsome face, his epaulets gleaming in gold, the lapels of his cape thrown back to reveal a handsome red silken lining, his sword clanking by his side, he seemed a veritable singing flame of youth.

    The Titan

  • Shoving past him, she ran down the stairs, her sword clanking at her side, her armor rattling.

    Dragons Of A Lost Star

  • Pleased to have the opportunity, Silvan buckled the belt around his slender waist and returned to the officers, the sword clanking and banging against his thigh.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • He smelled Caramon's familiar smell of sweat and leather, heard the familiar sound of creaking armor, his broadsword clanking against the stone.

    The Soulforge

  • No, he said silently, watching Caramon come up the path, his battlesword clanking against his flabby thighs.

    Time of the Twins

  • No, he said silently, watching Caramon come up the path, his battlesword clanking against his flabby thighs.

    Time of the Twins

  • Then he turned and walked out of the chamber, his huge battlesword clanking against his thigh.

    The Magic of Krynn

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