Stang

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stang stăng imp. of Sting.
    • Stang A long bar; a pole; a shaft; a stake.
    • Stang In land measure, a pole, rod, or perch.
    • v. i Stang To shoot with pain.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stang A wooden bar; a pole.
    • n stang The bar of a door.
    • n stang A rod, pole, or perch used in the measurement of land.
    • stang To cause to ride on a stang.
    • n stang A sting.
    • n stang The weever, a fish. Also stangster.
    • stang To sting.
    • stang To throb with pain; sting.
    • stang To cause a sharp, sudden pain; inflict a sting.
    • stang An obsolete or dialectal preterit of sting.
    • n stang An obsolete form of stank.
    • n stang A bar or pole, in a kind of warp-dressing machine, over which the warp passes.
    • n stang A Siamese coin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stang stang a wooden bar, a pole
    • v.i Stang stang (prov.) to throb with pain—also a Scotch form of sting.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. stange, of Scand. or Dutch origin; cf. Icel. stöng, akin to Dan. stang, Sw. stång, D. stang, G. stange, OHG. stanga, AS. steng,; from the root of E. sting,

Usage

In literature:

Besides these there was Gardh, founder of the town Stang.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Stanging, Custom of, 441.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction." by Various
It is called riding the stang.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 12, Issue 348, December 27, 1828" by Various
Stang-riding continued up to twenty-five years ago in spite of the opposition of the police.
"The Evolution Of An English Town" by Gordon Home
EVERY^1 THING^2, muekw^1 stang^2.
"Alphabetical Vocabularies of the Clallum and Lummi" by George Gibbs
A Stanger made stangs, i.e.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Attention is again drawn to the excellent work of Prof. Stange at Goettingen.
"The Better Germany in War Time" by Harold Picton
Mr. Stange went in for what we call the "artificial," but it all occurred in 1720.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
In the olden days, the offender himself was often compelled to ride the stang.
"Bygone Punishments" by William Andrews
In Vaughan, Jacob Fritcher, Daniel Stang.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
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In poetry:

An' aye as he pray'd that God micht keep
Himsel' an' the weans frae sin,
He jamp, as ane micht at the stang o' a bee,
An' lookit roun' ahin'.
"Ledgie Cooper" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at St Nicholas Catholic Church in St Nicholas, MN for Andrew Stang , age 85, who died Saturday at his home in Richmond.
'Sound Innovations for Guitar' by Aaron Stang and Bill Purse.
Martin "Marty" Stang , a resident of Pierz, died Jan 4, 2011, in Hugo.
Listen to Randy Stang 's speech.
Hayworth wrote Stang 's mother a letter each week explaining what he was up to and ensuring her that he was safe.
But most of us remember Stang as the animated star of Top Cat, who was the leader of a bunch of urban cats.
WBSM'S featured game will have Coyle-Cassidy visiting Bishop Stang WBSM Pre-game is at 6:50.
Kevin Wheelock, Courtesy: Kelly Stang, James Farquhar of the DEC. Utica, NY (WIBX) – One wild boar was shot but officials say they are still receiving calls that another might be roaming the streets of Utica.
Martha's Vineyard beats Bishop Stang.
Will Stange is among four returning juniors looking to help Princeton defend its Public B state title.
Stephanie Stang talks to David Snyder.
Ford Claims its Super 'Stang Will Hit Two Bills.
Stang Gang Mustang Club Donates $1200 to WALY-Warmth.
Drew Stang led Stanwood with 23 points in a Wesco 3A North win.
Restoring a Mustang grille has many benefits including saving money and retaining your 'Stang's original parts.
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