• Fanged Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having fangs or tusks; as, a fanged adder. Also used figuratively.

• Fang Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) A projecting tooth or prong, as in a part of a lock, or the plate of a belt clamp, or the end of a tool, as a chisel, where it enters the handle.
  2. (a.) To catch; to seize, as with the teeth; to lay hold of; to gripe; to clutch.
  3. (a.) To enable to catch or tear; to furnish with fangs.
  4. (v. t.) A niche in the side of an adit or shaft, for an air course.
  5. (v. t.) The root, or one of the branches of the root, of a tooth. See Tooth.
  6. (v. t.) A bend or loop of a rope.
  7. (v. t.) Any shoot or other thing by which hold is taken.
  8. (v. t.) The valve of a pump box.
  9. (v. t.) The tusk of an animal, by which the prey is seized and held or torn; a long pointed tooth; esp., one of the usually erectile, venomous teeth of serpents. Also, one of the falcers of a spider.