clash

Part of speech: verb

To strike together with a clash; collide; conflict; interfere.

Part of speech: noun

A confused resounding metallic noise; collision; conflict.

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Usage examples "clash":

  1. There was no clash of iron. - "A Child's Story Garden", Compiled by Elizabeth Heber.
  2. And he shrank at the thought of a clash- it meant pain for two helpless women. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.
  3. Elected in the great assembly to preside in war, they were raised on the shoulders of martial freemen, amid wild battle cries and the clash of spear and shield. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.