Definition for TWANG

TWANG, v.i. [D. dwang, Dan. tvang, Sw. tvång, G. zwang, force, compulsion; G. zwängen, zwingen, D. dwingen, Sw. tvinga, Dan. tvinger, to constrain.]

To sound with a quick sharp noise; to make the sound of a string which is stretched and suddenly pulled; as, the twanging bows. Phillips.

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