spang has been holdin' on t' de seat wit' bot' hands, but he let go wit' one t' fire at us.
I'm down, and you've got the pearls, and Hank and spang are hot on my trail.
After that, Hank and spang came up the hill, left their horses with me, and scrambled down to a lot of bushes.
Gang ye ahint her, and cry oot that ye see a mad dowg, and I'll make a spang at the stall!
Lacking other means of expression, there will come “spang” from his mouth a coinage of his own.
And John Endlich was spang against his terrible, blank wall again.
I rode t' w'ere Brisco stopped de car an' took on spang—about de place w'ere dad an' yous had de set-to on account o' dat box.
De tourin'-car come back ag'in an' in it was Brisco an' spang, but de odder guy had been left somew'ere.
There was warm work ahead—and it would be warmer if Hank and spang tried to block proceedings with the runabout.
"I come out ter see if that kid was moseyin' down the valley," was the sullen rejoinder from spang.
[1843+; fr British dialect, ''spring, leap,'' and so semantically similar to an expression like jump on the hour he got there, because of the sharp precipitousness of a leap]