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Meaning of SPANG

Pronunciation:  spang

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  leap. jerk, bang (dialectal); "Bullets spanged into the trees"
 

SPANG is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: bang
 
 See Also: collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spang\, v. t.
    To spangle. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Spang\, v. i.
    To spring; to bound; to leap. [Scot.]
    
          But when they spang o'er reason's fence, We smart for't
          at our own expense.                      --Ramsay.
    
    
  3. \Spang\, n.
    A bound or spring. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
    
    
  4. \Spang\, n. [AS. spange a clasp or fastening; akin to D.
    spang, G. spange, OHG. spanga, Icel. sp["o]ng a spangle.]
    A spangle or shining ornament. [Obs.]
    
          With glittering spangs that did like stars appear.
                                                   --Spenser.
    
    
 

 

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