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So he lay down in the coffin but no sooner was he inside when bang!
Soon a stone flew against the door—then another— and bang, bang!
We stood gaping and staring at her, not knowing what to make of this manoeuvre, when "bang!"
A pushing open of the outer door, a bang, and hasty footsteps in the hall.
"Bonsoir, monsieur," was the sharp reply, and the window was lowered with a bang.
The answer to this was an indignant snort followed by the bang of the door.
The door of the light keeper's cottage swung open with a bang.
Then he went into the kitchen, slamming the door with a bang.
Before he could do so the door swung shut with a bang and a click.
I sha'n't know whether to bang him over the head or give him a cigar.
1540s, "to strike hard with a loud blow," from a Scandinavian sourse akin to Old Norse banga "to pound, hammer" of echoic origin. Slang meaning "have sexual intercourse with" first recorded 1937. Bang-up "excellent, first-rate," 1820, probably shortened from phrase bang up to the mark. The noun is recorded from late 16c.