We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out moreJump to Main NavigationJump to Content

Advanced search results

Showing 1-20 of 118 results in 118 entries

View as:
Sort by:

1. † again-go, v. View full entry OE

...ns ongēangang return ( again- + gang ), gēangang meeting, encounter...

2. Baader–Meinhof, n. View full entry 1971

...rman Baader-Bande, lit. ‘Baader gang ’ (1971), later also Baader-M...

3. bogus, n.1 and adj. View full entry 1827

...of mechanism in the hands of a gang of coiners at Painesville, i...

4. † borrowgang, n. View full entry 1303

...Scottish borrowgang(e. borrow + gang (act of going); apparently implying...

5. break-down, n. View full entry 1832

...utive use, (as in ‘ˈbreakdown ˈ gang ’).The act of breaking and falling...

6. -buster, comb. form View full entry 1835

... from the popular radio series Gang Busters ( 1936 57), the second...

7. † church gang, n. View full entry OE

...Etymons: church, gang church + gang Compare Old Frisian tzerkgong,...

8. churchgoing, n. View full entry a1450

...ngehen. Compare earlier church gang...

9. churching, n. View full entry 1470

.... With sense 1 compare church gang , kirking...

10. Crip Walk, n. View full entry 1989

...to a member of an urban street gang (the Crips) that originated ...

11. dacoit, n. View full entry 1810

...akait, originally ḍākait, dākā gang -robbery, Sanskrit dashṭaka compressed,...

12. dadagiri, n. View full entry 1929

...ādāgīrī bullying, hooliganism, gang -rule, dādā older brother (used...

13. day gang, n. View full entry a1400

...nding. Etymons: day, gang day + gang Now chiefly historical....

14. † Fast-gong, n. View full entry c1440

...English gong, act of going, see gang Compare Old Norse fǫstugangr. ...

15. follow, v. View full entry c950

...g words which are compounds of gang and go; Old English has fulg...

16. † foregengl, n. View full entry c1275

...gh German gengil goer, root of gang Obsolete. A foregoer, predeces...

17. † forthgang, n. View full entry c900

...gs Old English forðgang, forth + gang a going. Obsolete. A going forth...

18. † gag-tooth, n. View full entry 1585

...are gag 3; also gab, gam-tooth, gang -tooth, gap-tooth, gat-tooth. ...

19. gait, n.3 View full entry 1827

...of gate, act of going; compare gang in the same sense. dialect....

20. gang, n. View full entry eOE

...ronological sequence, Old Dutch gang going, entrance, step (in place...

Items per page

Your current search (entries):

Search term remove

  • GANG in Etymology
in