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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fang /ˈfæŋ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fang /ˈfæŋ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fang v. t.
 1. To catch; to seize, as with the teeth; to lay hold of; to gripe; to clutch. [Obs.]
    He's in the law's clutches; you see he's fanged.   --J. Webster.
 2. To enable to catch or tear; to furnish with fangs. “Chariots fanged with scythes.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fang, n.
 1. Zool. 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.
    Since I am a dog, beware my fangs.   --Shak.
 2. Any shoot or other thing by which hold is taken.
    The protuberant fangs of the yucca.   --Evelyn.
 3. Anat. The root, or one of the branches of the root, of a tooth. See Tooth.
 4. Mining A niche in the side of an adit or shaft, for an air course.
 5. Mech. 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.
 6. Naut. (a) The valve of a pump box. (b) A bend or loop of a rope.
 In a fang, fast entangled.
 To lose the fang, said of a pump when the water has gone out; hence: To fang a pump, to supply it with the water necessary to make it operate. [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon
      2: canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear
         its prey
      3: hollow or grooved tooth of a venomous snake; used to inject
         its poison