from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A bad spelling of fanged.
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In August 1767, notwithstanding his oath, be. came to Trieste with a view to settle; but afterwards phanged his mind, and returned, to Venice, where, being disappointed of the encouragement he probably expected, be came again to Trieste in May 1768.
By the fame propefs the blue colour of the infufion of litmus, though rendered ftrongly alcaline, is phanged to a red.