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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Perc. instr., also called tam‐tam, of Chinese origin, being a large round sheet of metal turned up at the edge to form a kind of dish. Struck with felt mallet. Of indefinite pitch, but...

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gong

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 7 words.

kick the gong around: see kick.

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Gong

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 966 words.

Although not officially applied to a group until 1971, the name Gong had already appeared on several projects undertaken by

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gong

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 84 words.

along, belong, bong, chaise longue, dong, Geelong, gong, Guangdong, Haiphong, Heilong, Hong Kong, Jong, King Kong, long, mah-jong,

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gong

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 84 words.

along, belong, bong, chaise longue, dong, Geelong, gong, Guangdong, Haiphong, Heilong, Hong Kong, Jong, King Kong, long, mah-jong,

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gong

Jeremy Montagu.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 202 words.

In general terms, a gong is any percussion *idiophone in the form of a circular metal disc, which may be

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Gong

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Although not officially applied to a group until 1971, the name Gong had already appeared on several projects undertaken by guitarist Daevid Allen (b. Christopher David Allen, 13 January...

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gong

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Perc. instr., also called tam‐tam, of Chinese origin, being a large round sheet of metal turned up at the edge to form a kind of dish. Struck with felt mallet. Of indefinite pitch, but...

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Gong suwuk

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 116 words.

Bronze bossed gong of the Central Javanese gamelan. It is smaller than the gong ageng, which it replaces in

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Gong Bo

Edited by Pamela Kember.

in Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 30 words.

Gong Bo is not mentioned in the biographies of the painters.

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gonger <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

US Opium; an opium pipe. 1914–. [Prob. from gong noun 1.]

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