Complete Definition of "stang"

see|stång
English

Etymology 1
From Old Norse stǫng (cognate with Old English steng).

Pronunciation
IPA|/stæŋ/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æŋ|-æŋ

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|archaic|or|obsolete 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

  1. context|archaic|or|obsolete 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. past tense of|sting

Danish

Noun
stang c

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

Derived terms
stangdrukken adjective
stangspring n
stangtøj n

Category:Danish nouns


Dutch

Noun
stang m

  1. bar

See also
baar f
blok n
staaf f


Norwegian

Noun
stang

  1. rod, 3.1374 metres

Category:no:Units of measure

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