Hypertext Webster Gateway: "sung"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Sing \Sing\, v. i. [imp. {Sung}or {Sang}; p. p. {Sung}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Singing}.] [AS. singan; akin to D. zingen, OS. & OHG.
singan, G. singen, Icel. syngja, Sw. sjunga, Dan. synge,
Goth. siggwan, and perhaps to E. say, v.t., or cf. Gr. ???
voice. Cf. {Singe}, {Song}.]
1. To utter sounds with musical inflections or melodious
modulations of voice, as fancy may dictate, or according
to the notes of a song or tune, or of a given part (as
alto, tenor, etc.) in a chorus or concerted piece.

The noise of them that sing do I hear. --Ex. xxxii.

2. To utter sweet melodious sounds, as birds do.

On every bough the briddes heard I sing. --Chaucer.

Singing birds, in silver cages hung. --Dryden.

3. To make a small, shrill sound; as, the air sings in
passing through a crevice.

O'er his head the flying spear Sang innocent, and
spent its force in air. --Pope.

4. To tell or relate something in numbers or verse; to
celebrate something in poetry. --Milton.

Bid her . . . sing Of human hope by cross event
destroyed. --Prior.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Sung \Sung\,
imp. & p. p. of {Sing}.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : using the voice in song; "vocal music" [syn: {vocal}]
n : the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for
art and literature and philosophy [syn: {Sung}, {Sung
dynasty}, {Song}, {Song dynasty}]

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