verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- tongass national forest,
Origin of tong1
Origin of tong2
Examples from the Web for tong
Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Senator Mitch McConnell of Wherever are going at it hammer and tong.
Tonga, tong′ga, n. a light two-wheeled cart for four, in use in Burma.
The junction of the two bars (j) of the after tong with the “lang wagen” is shown more distinctly.
It doesn't look like a place for a Tong row with Chinese pirates, though, does it?Moran of the Lady Letty|Frank Norris
Word Origin for tong
"Chinese secret society," 1883, from Cantonese t'ong "assembly hall."
see hammer and tongs.