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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Dwang  \Dwang\,  n.  [Cf.  D.  dwingen  to  force,  compel.] 
  1.  (Carp.)  A  piece  of  wood  set  between  two  studs,  posts, 
  etc.,  to  stiffen  and  support  them 
  2.  (Mech.) 
  a  A  kind  of  crowbar. 
  b  A  large  wrench.  --Knight.