Associations to the word «Tong»

Wiktionary

TONG, noun. An instrument or tool used for manipulating things in a fire without touching them with the hands.
TONG, verb. (intransitive) To use tongs.
TONG, verb. (transitive) To grab, manipulate or transport something using tongs.
TONG, noun. A Chinese secret society or gang.

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
Hippocrates