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- n. Plural form of vang.
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The gaff is held up by the throat and peak halliards, and kept in position by "vangs," which come down to the rail as shown.
He had commissioned a dentist to make him a set of highly realistic vampire vangs.
Here's a direct quote: Tend the vangs and flag halliards.