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Spang   /spæŋ/   Listen
Spang

verb
1.
Leap, jerk, bang.  Synonym: bang.






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"Spang" Quotes from Famous Books



... hat ower ane o' his cheeks, And awa wi' a halt and a spang— For his tail was doun ae leg o' his breeks, And his butes ...
— Poetical Works of George MacDonald, Vol. 2 • George MacDonald

... said Shif'less Sol. "Ez for me I don't care how fur north this chase takes us, even ef we come right spang up ag'in' the Great Lakes. I want to see them five wonders o' the world ...
— The Border Watch - A Story of the Great Chief's Last Stand • Joseph A. Altsheler

... saying, "dat was de fust ov it. Mars Jim, he clumb right spang up to de tip-top de tree, an' de ice was cracklin', an' slippin', an' rattlin' down like broke up lamp chimblys. De little gals was 'pon de groun' watchin' him, an' hollerin' an' wringin' deir han's. I was loadin' de ox-cart wid pine kindlin's back ...
— Princess • Mary Greenway McClelland

... play at spang cockle, my lord?" said the Prince, placing a nut on the second joint of his forefinger, and spinning it off by a smart application of the thumb. The nut struck on Douglas's broad breast, who burst out into a dreadful ...
— The Fair Maid of Perth • Sir Walter Scott



Words linked to "Spang" :   strike, idiom, collide with, impinge on, dialect, bang, hit, accent, run into



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