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- (Colin ''alone'') Ah, Colin, thou’rt a prodigal; a thriftless loon thou’st been, that cou’d na’ keep a little pelf to thysall when thou had’st got it; now thou may’st gang in this poor geer to thy live's end, and worse too for aught I can tell; ’faith, mon, ’twas a smeart little bysack of money thou hadst scrap’d together, an the best part of it had na’ being last amongst thy kinsfolk, in the Isles of Skey and Mull; muckle gude may it do the weams of them that ha’ it! There was Jamie MacGregor and Sawney MacNab, and the twa braw lads of Kinruddin, with old Charley MacDougall, my mother's first husband's second cousin: by my sol I cou’d na’ see such near relations, and gentlemen of sich auncient families gang upon bare feet, while I rode a horseback: I had been na’ true Scot, an I cou’d na’ ge’en a countryman a gude last upon occasion ''(as he is going out, Miss Aubrey enters.)''
''the Gashouse Gang''
''The gang from our office is going out for drinks Friday night.''
A group of laborers under one foreman; a squad.
''a gang of sailors; a railroad gang; a labor gang or pool''.
''a youth gang; a neighborhood gang; motorcycle gang.''
(senseid) A group of criminals or alleged criminals who band together for mutual protection and profit.
''The Winter Hill Gang was quite proficient at murdering rival mobsters in order to take over their rackets.''
A group of politicians united in furtherance of a political goal.
''The Gang of Four was led by Jiang Qing, the fourth wife of Mao Zedong.''
''Not all members of the Gang of Six are consistent in their opposition to filibuster.''
''a gang of saws; a gang of plows; a gang drill; gang milling''.
''a new gang of stays.''
A number of switches or other electrical devices wired into one unit and covered by one faceplate.
''an outlet gang box; a double gang switch.''
''a gang of wires''
''Do a drop for the telephone gang, then another drop for the Internet gang, both through the ceiling of the wiring closet.''
1840, (w), ''Woodnotes I.3'':
- In unploughed Maine he sought the lumberers’ gang / Where from a hundred lakes young rivers sprang
1869, ''Papa André'', Once a Week, page 418/1:
- That week was also called the Gang Week, from the Saxon'' ganger'', to go; and the Rogation days were termed the Gang Days.
1895, Frederick Tupper Jr., ''Anglo-Saxon Dæg-Mæl'', Modern Language Association of America, page 229:
- Neither Marshall nor Bouterwek makes clear the connection existing between the Gang-days and the Major and Minor Litanies.
(c.) Aelfric, ''Homilies'', Vol. I, page 290:
1981, United States. Department of Defense, ''Human Engineering Design Criteria for Military Systems'' (page 58)
- Volume controls may be ganged to mode switches to provide maximum output (..)
(pronunciation spelling of)
2015, Richard Allen, ''Skinhead'', page 80:
- (..) there's a thin line to tread to avoid fights or getting “ganged” when rejecting the sexual overtures of incarcerated women.
Hvor mange gange slog klokken?
How many times did the bell toll?
(obsolete form of), (inflection of)
(alternative spelling of)
a group of laborers under one foreman
a criminal group
(nonstandard spelling of)
''Sett fra deg skoene i gangen.''
Leave your shoes in the hallway.
''I enden av den lange gangen er klasserommet.''
The classroom is at the end of the long corridor.
''Gangen hans er litt merkelig.''
His gait is a bit weird
''Vi vant fem ganger på rad!''
We won five times in a row!
''Historiens gang var litt komplisert.''
The plot of the story was somewhat complicated.
''Sett frå deg skorne i gangen.''
''Gangen hans er litt merkeleg.''
''Gangen i soga var litt komplisert.''
gang (criminal group with a common background)
(dated spelling of)
1794, Burns|Robert Burns, "A Red, Red, Rose":
''And I will love thee still, my dearTill a’ the seas gang dry.''