pang pang (p[a^]ng), n. [Prob. for older prange. Cf. {Prong}.] A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden and transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Agony; anguish; distress. See {Agony}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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