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fang

(fang),
1. A long tooth or tusk, usually a canine.
2. The hollow tooth of a snake through which the venom is ejected.
[A.S. fōhan, to seize]

fang

(fang)
1. a large canine tooth of a carnivore.
2. the envenomed tooth of a snake.

fang

(făng)
n.
1. Any of the hollow or grooved teeth of a venomous snake with which it injects venom.
2. A long, sharp, pointed tooth, especially a canine tooth of a carnivorous animal, such as a dog or wolf, with which it seizes and tears its prey.
3. The root of a tooth or a pronglike division of such a root.
4. A fanglike structure, especially a chelicera of a venomous spider.

fanged adj.

fang

1. a sharp or pointed tooth.
2. a root of a tooth.

fang hole
see dental star.
References in classic literature ?
They all went about their own affairs; and after doing the honors of the house, Fan was called to the dressmaker, leaving Polly to amuse herself in the great drawing-room.
Polly thought that a very odd speech, and could n't help saying, "Are n't Fan and Maud little girls, too?
Fan has been a young lady this two years, and Maud is a spoiled baby.
That 's the way I was brought up, and that 's why Fan calls me old-fashioned, I suppose.
Mrs Gowan shut up her great green fan, tapped him on the arm with it, and tapped her smiling lips.
It made such a painful impression upon him to hear her talking in this haughty tone, and to see her patting her contemptuous lips with her fan, that he said very earnestly, 'Believe me, ma'am, this is unjust, a perfectly groundless suspicion.
She laughed; and again sat tapping her lips with her fan, and tossing her head, as if she added, 'Don't tell me.
Let me tell you, Saxon, honest to God, that was one of the times I wanted to go through the ropes an' drop them fans a-yellin' for blood an' show 'em what blood is.
One person who has been on both sides, as a player and as a fan, is former Huskers and San Francisco 49ers running back Roger Craig.
Remove the fan assembly from its mounting bracket and then remove the heat sink assembly from the fan assembly.
So if a fan is used near an open window to bring in outside air, make sure it will not get wet in case of a storm.