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noun 
  1. (rare) A coarse blackish seaweed (Fuscus nodosus).
  2. 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.
  3. (figurative) A sharp, specific flavor or tinge.
  4. 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.
  5. The part of a knife, fork, file, or other small instrument, which is inserted into the handle.
  6. The projecting part of the breech of a musket barrel, by which the barrel is secured to the stock.
  7. The part of a sword blade to which the handle is fastened.
  8. The tongue of a buckle.
  9. A sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang.
  10. A group of saltwater fish from the Zebrasoma genre, also known as the surgeon fish, see w:Tang (fish), Wikipedia

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