clank

Part of speech: verb

To send forth as a clank.

Part of speech: noun

An abrupt, short, harsh metallic sound.

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Usage examples "clank":

  1. I think I hear the clank of steel in the distance." - "The Great Mogul", Louis Tracy.
  2. But already footsteps and the clank of weapons were heard close at hand; the husband and wife, springing up, hurried to the entrance of the tent. - "The Scarlet Banner", Felix Dahn.
  3. He listened for the clank of metal shoes on the ladder above him. - "Treachery in Outer Space", Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman.