Wrang vs Krang - What's the difference?

wrang | krang |


As a verb wrang

is (wring).

As a noun krang is

the carcass of a whale after the blubber has been removed.

wrang

English

Verb

(head)
  • (wring)
  • ----

    wring

    English

    Verb

  • To squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out.
  • You must wring your wet jeans before hanging them out to dry.
  • * Bible, Judg. vi. 38
  • He rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew out of the fleece.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Your overkindness doth wring tears from me.
  • To obtain by force.
  • The police said they would wring the truth out of that heinous criminal.
  • To hold tightly and press or twist.
  • Some of the patients waiting in the dentist's office were wringing their hands nervously.
    He said he'd wring my neck if I told his girlfriend.
    He wrung my hand enthusiastically when he found out we were related.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • The king began to find where his shoe did wring him.
  • * Bible, Leviticus i. 15
  • The priest shall bring it [a dove] unto the altar, and wring off his head
  • To writhe; to twist, as if in anguish.
  • To kill and animal, usually poultry, by breaking its neck by twisting.
  • * Shakespeare
  • 'Tis all men's office to speak patience / To those that wring under the load of sorrow.
  • To pain; to distress; to torment; to torture.
  • * Clarendon
  • Too much grieved and wrung by an uneasy and strait fortune.
  • * Addison
  • Didst thou taste but half the griefs / That wring my soul, thou couldst not talk thus coldly.
  • To distort; to pervert; to wrest.
  • * Whitgift
  • How dare men thus wring the Scriptures?
  • To subject to extortion; to afflict, or oppress, in order to enforce compliance.
  • * Shakespeare
  • To wring the widow from her 'customed right.
  • * Hayward
  • The merchant adventurers have been often wronged and wringed to the quick.
  • (nautical) To bend or strain out of its position.
  • to wring a mast

    References

    * * English irregular verbs ----

    krang

    English

    Alternative forms

    * crang * kreng

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The carcass of a whale after the blubber has been removed.
  • (Webster 1913)