Associations to the word «Fang»


FANG, verb. (transitive) (dialectal or archaic) To catch, capture; seize; grip; clutch; lay hold of.
FANG, verb. (transitive) (dialectal or obsolete) To take; receive with assent; accept.
FANG, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) (as a guest) To receive with hospitality; welcome.
FANG, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) (a thing given or imposed) To receive.
FANG, verb. (transitive) (dialectal) To receive or adopt into spiritual relation, as in baptism; be godfather or godmother to.
FANG, noun. (Now chiefly dialectal) (Scotland) A grasping; capture; the act or power of seizing; hold.
FANG, noun. That which is seized or carried off; booty; spoils; stolen goods.
FANG, noun. Any projection, catch, shoot, or other thing by which hold is taken; a prehensile part or organ.
FANG, noun. (mining) A channel cut in the rock, or a pipe of wood, used for conveying air.
FANG, noun. (rare) (in the plural) Cage-shuts.
FANG, noun. (nautical) The coil or bend of a rope; (by extension) a noose; a trap.
FANG, noun. (nautical) The valve of a pump box.
FANG, verb. (Scotland) (transitive) To supply (a pump) with the water necessary for it to operate.
FANG, noun. A long, pointed canine tooth used for biting and tearing flesh
FANG, noun. (in snakes) a long pointed tooth for injecting venom
FANG, verb. (rare) To strike or attack with the fangs.
FANG, verb. To enable to catch or tear; to furnish with fangs.
FANG, proper noun. (collective) A people of western Africa.
FANG, proper noun. The dominant Bantu language of Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, spoken by 1.3 million people, also called Pahouin.
FANG, proper noun. A Southern Bantoid language of Cameroon, spoken by only 2400 people, so called because it is spoken in the village of Fang.

Dictionary definition

FANG, noun. A Bantu language spoken in Cameroon.
FANG, noun. An appendage of insects that is capable of injecting venom; usually evolved from the legs.
FANG, noun. Canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey.
FANG, noun. Hollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake; used to inject its poison.

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