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rung

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  1. 1 the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement the greasy spoon restaurant was several rungs below the kind of establishment in which we usually dined Synonyms of rung degree, echelon, footing, level, place, position, ranking, reach(es), rank, situation, standing, station, status, stratumWords Related to rung condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating

  2. 2 Scottish  a heavy rigid stick used as a weapon or for punishment the watchman usually carried a stout oak rung Synonyms of rung bastinado (or bastinade), bat, baton, billy, billy club, bludgeon, cane, cudgel, nightstick, rod, club [Scottish], sap, shillelagh (also shillalah), staff, truncheon, waddy [Australian]Words Related to rung blackjack, knobkerrie, mace; birch, crabstick, hickory, rattan, stave, switch; beetle, gavel, hammer, mallet, maul, sledgehammer; crook, crosier (or crozier), walking stick, whangee


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