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Twang (verb active)

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To Twang. v.a. To make to sound sharply.

A swaggering accent sharply twang'd off, gives manhood approbation. Shak. Twelfth Night.

Sources: Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (36)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Twang (verb active)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 26, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15639.


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