TANG, noun [Gr. rancor; rancid.]
1. A strong taste; particularly, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask.
2. Relish; taste. [Not elegant.]
3. Something that leaves a sting or pain behind.
She had a tongue with a tang
4. Sound; tone. [Not in use.]
TANG, verb intransitive To ring with. [Not in use.]
[This may be allied to ding, dong.]