clangor

[ klang-er, klang-ger ]SEE DEFINITION OF clangor

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There were five or six others, whose names in the clangor of voices I did not hear.

The clangor, the smoke and dust, the hurrying crowds, all worked into his mood.

There was the sound of horsery and the clangor and click of camera men without.

The clangor distracted the attention of the assailants, and a parley ensued.

The clangor waxed, beat about us with tremendous strokes of sound.

As before, the clangor died, leaving in its wake a bewildered silence.

But the hallooing and the clangor of the horns came nearer and nearer.

All at once the old brass clock struck with the clangor of a bell.

Clash of steel upon steel; the clangor and strident ring of battle.

It is true that their voices were hardly audible amid the clangor of the opponents.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin clangor "sound of trumpets (Virgil), birds (Ovid), etc.," from clangere "to clang," echoic (cf. clang).

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