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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Banging  \Bang"ing\,  a. 
  Huge;  great  in  size.  [Colloq.]  --Forby. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bang  \Bang\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Banged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Banging}.]  [Icel.  banga  to  hammer;  akin  to  Dan.  banke  to 
  beat  Sw  b[*a]ngas  to  be  impetuous,  G.  bengel  club,  clapper 
  of  a  bell.] 
  1.  To  beat  as  with  a  club  or  cudgel;  to  treat  with  violence; 
  to  handle  roughly. 
 
  The  desperate  tempest  hath  so  banged  the  Turks. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  beat  or  thump,  or  to  cause  (  something)  to  hit  or 
  strike  against  another  object,  in  such  a  way  as  to  make  a 
  loud  noise;  as  to  bang  a  drum  or  a  piano;  to  bang  a  door 
  (against  the  doorpost  or  casing)  in  shutting  it 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  banging 
  adj  :  being  or  resembling  the  noise  of  things  striking  or  bumping 
  together  repeatedly 
  n  1:  a  continuing  very  loud  noise 
  2:  the  act  of  subjecting  to  strong  attack  [syn:  {battering}] 




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