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.
If the Islander had been within a mile of us we could have heard the clang of her screw.
There was in his voice a ring of appeal, a clang of mere astonishment that showed the schoolmaster was vanquished.
The smith let his hammer fall with a clang on the anvil, and wiped his brow.
“You have lost your reason,” she said; and there was a clang in her voice that seemed to threaten trouble.
The clang of the cage-door echoed through the empty corridor.
The clang of armor, the bustle and motion of men and children, the barking of dogs, and the cheery Heave-o!
All at once she heard the clang of the opening of the main gates.
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.).