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5 definitions found
 for clank
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clank \Clank\ (kl[a^][ng]k), 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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           But not in chains to pine,
           His spirit withered with tyeur clank.    --Byron.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clank \Clank\, v. i.
     To sound with a clank.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  clank
      n 1: a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang
           of distant bells" [syn: clang, clangor, clangour,
           clangoring, clank, clash, crash]
      v 1: make a clank; "the train clanked through the village"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "clank":
     belch, blare, blat, bray, burr, buzz, cackle, caw, change ringing,
     chime, chiming, chink, chirr, clang, clanging, clangor, clanking,
     clash, clink, craunch, croak, crump, crunch, ding, ding-a-ling,
     dingdong, dinging, dingle, dong, donging, gong, grind, groan,
     growl, grumble, jangle, jar, jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle,
     jingling, knell, knelling, peal, peal ringing, pealing, rasp, ring,
     ring changes, ringing, scranch, scrape, scratch, scrunch, snarl,
     snore, sound, sound a knell, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle, tingling,
     tink, tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, toll, tolling,
     twang
  
  

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