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

  Spang \Spang\, v. t.
     To spangle. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spang \Spang\, v. i.
     To spring; to bound; to leap. [Scot.]
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           But when they spang o'er reason's fence,
           We smart for't at our own expense.       --Ramsay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spang \Spang\, n.
     A bound or spring. [Scot.] --Sir W. Scott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spang \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.]
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           With glittering spangs that did like stars appear.
                                                    --Spenser.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  spang
      v 1: leap, jerk, bang; "Bullets spanged into the trees" [syn:
           spang, bang]

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