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- n. A jangle, the sounds of a jangle.
- v. Present participle of jangle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing discordant sounds.
- n. Idle babbling; vain disputation.
- n. Wrangling; altercation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. like the discordant ringing of nonmusical metallic objects striking together
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All their harp-jangling is to me so much coughing and puffing of phantoms; what have they ever known of the ardour of tones!
An eternity seemed to elapse before he had a reply, heard his coin jangling in the bog, recognized the voice of the great doctor's secretary.
"Vain jangling" (1Ti 1: 6, 7) of would-be "teachers of the law." godly edifying -- The oldest manuscripts read, "the dispensation of God," the Gospel dispensation of God towards man (1Co 9: 17), "which is (has its element) in faith."
Now some who set up for teachers of the law swerved from the very end of the commandment: they set up for disputers, but their disputes proved vain jangling; they set up for teachers, but they pretended to teach others what they themselves did not understand.
When persons, especially ministers, swerve from the great law of charity -- the end of the commandment, they will turn aside to vain jangling; when a man misses his end and scope, it is no wonder that every step he takes is out of the way.
a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned: 6 From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling; 7 Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.
(1Ti 5: 15; 2Ti 4: 4; Heb 12: 13) unto vain jangling "; literally," vain talk, "about the law and genealogies of angels (1Ti 1: 7; Tit 3: 9;
Soon you will notice the sound of keys and coins jangling in your pants pocket as you walk.
And woe to the girl who returns with coins jangling in the box!
Further on he met a sturdy black-bearded man, mounted on a brown horse, with a rosary in his right hand and a long two-handed sword jangling against his stirrup-iron.