A silence was upon us save for the clanging in the workshop down the corridor.
From below came the clanging of Gaskin's gong announcing dinner.
It has the fascination of clanging steel, and the mighty rustling of armour.
She heard above her the clanging at the door of dream as she went with the Older Brother.
Heavy iron gates swung open harshly, and closed after us with a clanging, dismal sound.
I listened to the piercing voice of her and the roar and the clanging of bells.
Before long, with a clanging of bells the express puffed out of the station and steamed in the direction of Baltimore.
There was blazing of forges and clanging of anvils all through the land.
If no man understands the language I am impelled to use, then I am but as a clanging cymbal, making a noise without significance.
I wish that I might sometimes hear the good, clanging music of weapons at play.
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.).