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  • noun Plural form of clashing.

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Examples

  • Since he relished clashings and new beginnings, Henry Senior was ready to discuss any matter with any man, and was even prepared to discuss politics should the need arise, although he viewed the political world as a great distraction from, and impediment to, the possibility of human progress under the great light which God had made for humankind.

    The Master

  • Soon spied by the wall that warrior chief, survivor of many a victory-field where foemen fought with furious clashings, an arch of stone; and within, a stream that broke from the barrow.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • Soon spied by the wall that warrior chief, survivor of many a victory-field where foemen fought with furious clashings, an arch of stone; and within, a stream that broke from the barrow.

    Beowulf

  • Soon spied by the wall that warrior chief, survivor of many a victory-field where foemen fought with furious clashings, an arch of stone; and within, a stream that broke from the barrow.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • That route, as luck would have it, angled directly toward the center of the Manse, whence echoed more cries and clashings of steel.

    Conan The Warlord

  • That route, as luck would have it, angled directly toward the center of the Manse, whence echoed more cries and clashings of steel.

    Conan The Warlord

  • Occasional shouts and metallic clashings echoed through the wadi.

    The Fire In His Hands

  • Such things, it may be, upon provocations and surprisals, and clashings of secular interests, have fallen out, and will fall out amongst us; but they are all opposite and contrary unto that influence which the consideration of God's electing love ought to have upon us.

    Pneumatologia

  • “There was a great change,” says he, “in the tempers of good people throughout the nation, and a mighty tendency to peace and unity, as if they were by consent weary of their long clashings.”

    Life of Dr Owen

  • That there have been clashings of the races in the

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919

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