Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
bangato hammer; akin to Dan.
banketo beat, Sw.
bångasto be impetuous, G.
bengelclub, clapper of a bell.]
To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly.
The desperate tempest hath so
To beat or thump, or to cause (something) to hit or strike against another object, in such a way as to make a loud noise;
banga drum or a piano; to
banga door (against the doorpost or casing) in shutting it
To make a loud noise, as if with a blow or succession of blows;
as, the window blind.
bangedand waked me; he was
bangingon the piano
A blow as with a club; a heavy blow.
Many a stiff thwack, many a
The loud sound produced by a sudden concussion or explosion.
To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or the forelock of human beings; to cut (the hair).
bangedeven with his eyebrows.
The Century Mag.
The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn; – usually used in the plural;
bangscame down almost to her eyes
His hair cut in front like a young lady’s
W. D. Howells.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to thump; to cudgel. [A low word.]
2.To beat or handle roughly; to treat with violence.