ongang

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *ongang, *ongong, from Old English ongang(entrance, incursion, irruption, assault, attack; worship), equivalent to on- +‎ gang.

Noun[edit]

ongang

  1. (Britain dialectal) A start-up; beginning; commencement (of activity, work, machinery, etc.); a setting in motion.
  2. (Britain dialectal) Rowdy or unrestrained behaviour; antics.