stang

verb
\ ˈstaŋ How to pronounce stang (audio) \
stanged; stanging; stangs

Definition of stang

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

chiefly Scotland

stang

noun

Definition of stang (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of stang

Verb

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1513, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stang

Verb

Middle English, from Old Norse stanga to prick; akin to Old Norse stinga to sting

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“Stang.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stang. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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