Origin of stangfrom Middle English stangen from Old Norse stanga, to prick, goad: for Indo-European base see sting
From Old Norse stÇ«ng (cognate with Old English steng).
(third-person singular simple present stangs, present participle stanging, simple past and past participle stanged)
From Old Norse stanga (“prick, goad").
- (dialect, rare) Simple past tense of sting.
inflected form of sting