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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clang  \Clang\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clanged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clanging}.]  [L.  clangere;  akin  to  Gr  ?  to  clash,  scream;  or 
  perh.  to  E.  clank.] 
  To  strike  together  so  as  to  produce  a  ringing  metallic  sound. 
 
  The  fierce  Caretes  .  .  .  clanged  their  sounding  arms. 
  --Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clanging 
  adj  :  having  a  loud  resonant  metallic  sound;  "the  clangorous 
  locomotive  works";  "a  clanging  gong"  [syn:  {clangorous}] 




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