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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of clang.


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  • PORT-AU-PRINCE-The coins clanged as they bounced off the roof and she lay with her arms still wrapped around the cardboard box of ornamental mirrors she had grabbed from the abandoned building. - Home Page 2010

  • The thrusting sword clanged harshly on a raised and twisted shield, and was almost wrenched out of the attacker's grasp.

    His Disposition 2010

  • Before they could reach the Ghul, the enemy had slain his steed and taken him prisoner; but they ceased not to charge the Infidels, till the day grew dark for dust and eyes were blinded, and the sharp sword clanged while firm stood the valiant cavalier and destruction overtook the faint-heart in his fear; till the Moslems were amongst the Paynims like a white patch on a black bull. —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night 2006

  • His sword clanged and rang on Nefer's desperate guard like a coppersmith's hammer on the anvil.

    Warlock Smith, Wilbur 2001

  • A sword clanged against Parmenion's helm and a spear thudded against his breastplate, dropping to open a narrow gash in his thigh.

    Lion Of Macedon Gemmell, David 1990

  • A fallen sword clanged and scraped across the stone.

    Sharpe's Rifles Cornwell, Bernard 1988

  • His great sword clanged down, the edge shearing sparks against the granite stair.

    Shadowfane Wurts, Janny 1988

  • His sword clanged as he stooped, but there was no pause of alarm in the indistinct noise of voices from the next window on the terrace.

    Sharpe's Regiment Cornwell, Bernard 1986

  • The one-eyed brigand's sword clanged against Conan's and rebounded.

    Conan the Fearless Perry, Steve 1986

  • Caramon ducked and the sword clanged uselessly against the chain, notching the blade.

    Dragons of Autumn Twilight Weis, Margaret 1984


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