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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clank  \Clank\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clanked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clanking}.] 
  To  cause  to  sound  with  a  clank;  as  the  prisoners  clank  their 
  chains. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clank  \Clank\,  v.  i. 
  To  sound  with  a  clank. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clank  \Clank\,  n.  [Akin  to  clink,  and  of  imitative  origin;  cf 
  G.  klang  sound,  D.  klank.  Cf  {Clang}.] 
  A  sharp,  brief,  ringing  sound,  made  by  a  collision  of 
  metallic  or  other  sonorous  bodies;  --  usually  expressing  a 
  duller  or  less  resounding  sound  than  clang,  and  a  deeper  and 
  stronger  sound  than  clink. 
 
  But  not  in  chains  to  pine,  His  spirit  withered  with 
  tyeur  clank.  --Byron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clank 
  n  :  a  loud  resonant  repeating  noise;  "he  could  hear  the  clang  of 
  distant  bells"  [syn:  {clang},  {clangor},  {clangour},  {clangoring}, 
  {clash},  {crash},  {jangle}] 
  v  :  make  a  clank 




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