All day long the place rings with the clink of hammers and the clang of metal bars.
It was evidently a servant, for he heard the French windows closed and the clang of the shutters.
From sea to sea there was stringing of bows in the cottage and clang of steel in the castle.
There was in his voice a ring of appeal, a clang of mere astonishment that showed the schoolmaster was vanquished.
On a sudden the clang of the new church clock told that the hour had come.
“You have lost your reason,” she said; and there was a clang in her voice that seemed to threaten trouble.
Down at its bottom men shoveling coal to the clang of its gong.
The clang of armor, the bustle and motion of men and children, the barking of dogs, and the cheery Heave-o!
From the hall came the clang of the elevator door and the sound of voices.
One could clang steel all day and no one be the bearer of a scratch!
1570s, echoic (originally of trumpets and birds), akin to or from Latin clangere "resound, ring," and Greek klange "sharp sound," from PIE *klang-, nasalized form of root *kleg- "to cry, sound." Related: Clanged; clanging.
1590s, from clang (v.).