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Definition of "fong" [fong]

  • A Middle English form of fang.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "fong" in a sentence
  • "The term fong may therefore be confi - dered in a double fenfe — if the idea of mu - fic prevails, it fignifies no more than a fet of words calculated for adaptation to a tune; if poetry be the principal objeft, it is a fpecies"
  • "Tju term fong may therefore be confi - dered in a double fenfe — if the idea of mu - fic prevails, it fignifies no more than a fet of words calculated for adaptation to a tune j if poetry be the principal objeft, it is a fpecie*"
  • "Their head-dress usually consists of several curls, interspersed with little tufts of gold and silver flowers: some adorn their heads with the figure of a fabulous bird called fong-whang, answering to the phænix with us."