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clang

(klăng) [L. clangere, to peal]
A loud, metallic sound.
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Immediately the last clang had died away Maimie distinctly heard a voice say, "So that's all right." It had a wooden sound and seemed to come from above, and she looked up in time to see an elm tree stretching out its arms and yawning.
"I shouldn't care how they swung or clanged," said Emma Jane, "if only you and I were on the same side of the gate; but we shan't be, I know we shan't!"
I have never forgotten that number, and always it comes to memory attended by gibbering obscenity, peals of joyless laughter, the clang of iron doors.
"I shall soon find you down at Dolly's," she called, as the gate at last clanged between them.
I have already described how I heard the clang of the heavy door, on the occasion of my first visit to the red-brick house.
And now there came a time of stir and bustle, of furbishing of arms and clang of hammer from all the southland counties.
So when the cell door clangs shut and the light goes out, Harris can feel sorry for himself if he wants to, but nobody else will.
CLANG clang clang, went the trolley," trilled Judy Garland, "ding ding ding went the bell..." and yes, those evocative clangs, those cheery ding-dings will be heard once more in America's capital city this year.
THE END OF THE DAY The bell goes for the end of the day Children dash out of school They are like a swarm of bees Some are clapping, some are cheering Three are skipping Most are talking Bags are flying Coats everywhere Five are running One is jumping There is a bundle on the floor Grazed knees and sore elbows Paper aeroplanes in the air Dust clouds are rising People are running about Weaving in and out Some of them are going home and out of sight Very soon there is no one there The school gate clangs shut Everyone is gone Silence!
Brett Williams clangs a pole jam, spreads his wings, and prepares for the drop.
WORCESTER - It's not very often that the 2,500-pound bell at Trinity Lutheran Church on Lancaster Street clangs.