Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DANG, v.1 To strike, to knock (Kcb.1 1939). Also fig. Also found in Eng. dial. (E.D.D.). Abd. 1879 G. Macdonald Sir Gibbie II. vii.:
I . . . tuik my beam to dang their motes.
Hdg. 1908 J. Lumsden Th' Loudons 247:
Or, sheerly dang'd by want, belike, Starve, hang, or droun!
Kcb. 1894 S. R. Crockett Lilac Sunbonnet viii.:
That fair danged me stupid.

[Dang is properly the pa.t. of Ding, v., q.v.]

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