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English

Etymology 1

From Old Norse stǫng (cognate with Old English steng).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
stang

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A long bar; a pole; a shaft; a stake.
    • 1962, Gripping the stang, she peered / At ghostly trees. Bus stopped. Bus disappeared. — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) In land measure, a pole, rod, or perch.

Etymology 2

From Old Norse stanga ‘prick, goad’.

Verb

stang

  1. (intransitive) To shoot with pain, to sting.
  2. (transitive) To spear; to sting.

Etymology 3

Inflected form of sting.

Verb

stang

  1. Simple past of sting.

Danish

Noun

stang c.

  1. bar
  2. rod
  3. pole
  4. crossbar

Derived terms


Dutch

Noun

stang m.

  1. bar

See also


Norwegian

Noun

stang

  1. rod, 3.1374 metres

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