from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A horizontal timber (or steel) section used in the construction of a building.
- n. A large metal crowbar.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A piece of wood set between two studs, posts, etc., to stiffen and support them.
- n. A kind of crowbar.
- n. A large wrench.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A strut inserted between the timbers of a floor to stiffen them.
All she has to do is cooperate with her friends and not drop them in the dwang.
It's a mystery to me, an 'a dreefu' dwang to Bawbie.
I'm shure I'm no complainin ', but Sandy Bowden's been an unsatisfaktory man in mony weys; but, as the Bible says, we've a' a dwang o 'some kind, an' if I hadna gotten Sandy, weel, I michta haen a drucken son, or a licht-heided dauchter.
"But that wud juist be a dwang to the lassies, syne," answered Bandy.
It seems the rejection by workers of an offer that some say is a decent one in a tough economic climate and from a company that is in financial dwang is the culmination of the utility's inability - or unwillingness - to deal with issues.
Ok, so because the fools in the ANC gave these cushy jobs to their incompetent pals, I now have to pay 3x the price for electricity to bale Eskom out of the dwang!
They just help you keep going when other family cars are in the dwang.
Which is fine but then the bank will only give you a mortgage for how much it values the house at - leaving you in the dwang for at least another 100000 shekels or maybe more.
Jeremy Clarkson is in the dwang, as Labour MP, Chris Mole has called for the BBC to sack the popular