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"clank" in British English

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clankverb [ I or T ]

uk /klæŋk/ us /klæŋk/
clank
noun [ C usually singular ] uk us

I heard the clank of buckets as they went to milk the cows.

(Definition of “clank” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clankverb [ I/T ]

us /klæŋk/

to make a short, loud sound like that of metal objects hitting each other, or to cause something to make such a sound:

[ I ] Ray’s van clanked down the driveway.
clank
noun [ C usually sing ] us /klæŋk/

the clank of silverware on plates

(Definition of “clank” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)