Definition of Gangs

1. Noun. (plural of gang) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of gang) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gangs

1. gang [v] - See also: gang

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gangs

gangrenating
gangrene
gangrened
gangrenes
gangrenescent
gangrening
gangrenous
gangrenous appendicitis
gangrenous cellulitis
gangrenous emphysema
gangrenous pharyngitis
gangrenous pneumonia
gangrenous rhinitis
gangrenous stomatitis
gangræna
gangs (current term)
gangs up
gangs up on
gangsaw
gangsman
gangsmen
gangst
gangsta
gangsta rap
gangstas
gangster
gangster's moll
gangsterdom
gangsterdoms
gangsterish

Literary usage of Gangs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"WHEN MAGGY gangs AWAY OH, wHAT will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away ? Oh, what will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away ? There's no a heart in a' the ..."

2. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"WHEN MAGGY gangs AWAY. O, WHAT will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away? O, what will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away? There 's no a heart in a' the ..."

3. Indicators of School Crime and Safety (1999)by Phillip Kaufman by Phillip Kaufman (2000)
"gangs are organized groups that are often involved in drugs, ... The presence of gangs in school can be very disruptive to the school environment. ..."

4. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"Under cover of legitimate use gangs used motor vehicles for raiding. ... gangs and their activities were an important factor throughout the riot. ..."

5. Students' Reports of School Crime, 1989 And 1995: 1989 & 1995 by Kathryn A. Chandler, Christopher D. Chapman, Michael R. Rand, Bruce M. Taylor (1998)
"Percent of students ages 12 through 19 who reported that street gangs were present at school, by race/ethnicity: 1989 and 1995 1989 1995 49.5 All White, ..."

6. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Illinois Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"Under cover of legitimate use gangs used motor vehicles for raiding. ... gangs and their activities were an important factor throughout the riot. ..."

7. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe, Harry Morgan Ayres, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"Oh, what will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away? There's no a heart in a' the glen That disna dread the day: Oh, what will a' the lads do When Maggy ..."

8. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"Having visited all the Chain-gangs and Road-parties in VD Land, we proceed to ... Attention to prevent persons in these gangs, and road-parties from earning ..."

9. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"WHEN MAGGY gangs AWAY OH, wHAT will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away ? Oh, what will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away ? There's no a heart in a' the ..."

10. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"WHEN MAGGY gangs AWAY. O, WHAT will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away? O, what will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away? There 's no a heart in a' the ..."

11. Indicators of School Crime and Safety (1999)by Phillip Kaufman by Phillip Kaufman (2000)
"gangs are organized groups that are often involved in drugs, ... The presence of gangs in school can be very disruptive to the school environment. ..."

12. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"Under cover of legitimate use gangs used motor vehicles for raiding. ... gangs and their activities were an important factor throughout the riot. ..."

13. Students' Reports of School Crime, 1989 And 1995: 1989 & 1995 by Kathryn A. Chandler, Christopher D. Chapman, Michael R. Rand, Bruce M. Taylor (1998)
"Percent of students ages 12 through 19 who reported that street gangs were present at school, by race/ethnicity: 1989 and 1995 1989 1995 49.5 All White, ..."

14. The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot by Illinois Chicago Commission on Race Relations (1922)
"Under cover of legitimate use gangs used motor vehicles for raiding. ... gangs and their activities were an important factor throughout the riot. ..."

15. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe, Harry Morgan Ayres, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"Oh, what will a' the lads do When Maggy gangs away? There's no a heart in a' the glen That disna dread the day: Oh, what will a' the lads do When Maggy ..."

16. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"Having visited all the Chain-gangs and Road-parties in VD Land, we proceed to ... Attention to prevent persons in these gangs, and road-parties from earning ..."

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