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 Fang.Fangled. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fangs.
 
I fell into his fangs. Into his power, his clutches. (Anglo-Saxon, fang, a grasp.)   1
       
“To seize,
       
Traitors, that vice-like fang the hand ye lick.”
       
Bailey: Festus (A Village Feast), sec. 9.
 


 Fang.Fangled. 

 
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