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 for Stang
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stang \Stang\ (st[a^]ng),
     imp. of Sting. [Archaic]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stang \Stang\, n. [OE. stange, of Scand. or Dutch origin; cf.
     Icel. st["o]ng, akin to Dan. stang, Sw. st[*a]ng, D. stang,
     G. stange, OHG. stanga, AS. steng; from the root of E.
     sting.]
     1. A long bar; a pole; a shaft; a stake.
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     2. In land measure, a pole, rod, or perch. [Obs. or Prov.
        Eng.] --Swift.
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     Stang ball, a projectile consisting of two half balls
        united by a bar; a bar shot. See Illust. of Bar shot,
        under Bar.
  
     To ride the stang, to be carried on a pole on men's
        shoulders. This method of punishing wife beaters, etc.,
        was once in vogue in some parts of England.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stang \Stang\, v. i. [Akin to sting; cf. Icel. stanga to prick,
     to goad.]
     To shoot with pain. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sting \Sting\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stung(Archaic Stang); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Stinging.] [AS. stingan; akin to Icel. & Sw.
     stinga, Dan. stinge, and probably to E. stick, v.t.; cf.
     Goth. usstiggan to put out, pluck out. Cf. Stick, v. t.]
     1. To pierce or wound with a sting; as, bees will sting an
        animal that irritates them; the nettles stung his hands.
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     2. To pain acutely; as, the conscience is stung with remorse;
        to bite. "Slander stings the brave." --Pope.
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     3. To goad; to incite, as by taunts or reproaches.
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