Definition of Spang

1. Verb. Leap, jerk, bang. "Bullets spanged into the trees"

Exact synonyms: Bang
Language type: Accent, Dialect, Idiom
Generic synonyms: Collide With, Hit, Impinge On, Run Into, Strike



Definition of Spang

1. v. t. To spangle.

2. v. i. To spring; to bound; to leap.

3. n. A bound or spring.

4. n. A spangle or shining ornament.

Definition of Spang

1. Verb. (context: of a flying object such as a bullet) to strike or ricochet with a loud report ¹

2. Adverb. (dated) Suddenly; slap, smack. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spang

1. directly [adv] - See also: directly

Spang Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spang

spancelling
spancels
spandex
spandexes
spandite
spandites
spandrel
spandrels
spandril
spandrils
spane
spaned
spaneria
spanerias
spanes
spang (current term)
spange
spanged
spanger
spanghew
spanghewed
spanghewing
spanghews
spanging
spangite
spangle
spangled
spangled kookaburra
spangled kookaburras
spangler

Literary usage of Spang

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"To spang. To spangle, to set with spangles ; from the noun. ... Whose train il spang'd with Argus' hundred eics. Three Lords oj Latvian, G 3. ..."

2. Genealogical Collections Concerning Families in Scotland by Walter Macfarlane (1900)
"THE GENEALOGIE of BESSY or ELISA- BETH spang Spouse to THOMAS KNOX Merchant ... Seall at Holyroodhouse the Penult of November 1599.1 This Mr. William spang ..."

3. Abstracts of Protocols of the Town Clerks of Glasgow by Glasgow (Scotland), Robert Renwick (1898)
"Paying therefor 8s. yearly to the city treasurer; and under the restrictions and conditions mentioned in No. 1740. Same witnesses. 1742. spang. ..."

4. Abstracts of Protocols of the Town Clerks of Glasgow by Glasgow (Scotland), Robert Renwick (1898)
"William spang, citizen, sasine as such heir of the third part of the tenements and lands ... Richard Allane and Thomas spang, respectively, on the south, ..."

5. The Letters and Journals of Robert Baillie ...: M.DC.XXXVII.-M.DC.LXII. by Robert Baillie (1842)
"W. spang.7 REVEREND AND DEAR BROTHER, ... first designed for Mr. David Dickson, but, as we learn from the letter itself, it was enlarged and sent to spang. ..."

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