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n A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask
n A projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position
n The part of a knife, fork, file, or other small instrument, which is inserted into the handle
n The projecting part of the breech of a musket barrel, by which the barrel is secured to the stock
n The part of a sword blade to which the handle is fastened
n A sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang
v (dated|beekeeping) To strike two metal objects together loudly in order to persuade a swarm of honeybees to land so it may be captured by the beekeeper.Eva Crane, The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting, Taylor & Francis (1999), ISBN 0415924677, page 239.Hilda M. Ransome, The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore, Courier Dover Publications (2004), ISBN 048643494X, page 225.
v To make a ringing sound; to ring.
n (vulgar|_|slang) The vagina; intercourse with a woman