v. make noise by striking against something; dash noisily together; meet in opposition
I clash the pan down on the stone floor.
Sentence in Classic:
A severe thought, starting oddly from a clash of words, suddenly traversed the conflict of quips in which Grantaire, Bahorel, Prouvaire, Bossuet, Combeferre, and Courfeyrac were confusedly fencing.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
The clash of blades in battle is less dismal, after all, than the clank of the scabbard on the pavement.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Laurie came sneaking into the kitchen of the Dovecote one Saturday, with an excited face, and was received with the clash of cymbals, for Hannah clapped her hands with a saucepan in one and the cover in the other.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Many a mutual blow they deliver in vain, many an one they redouble on chest and side, sounding hollow and loud: hands play fast about ear and temple, and jawbones clash under the hard strokes.
But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many persons would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
The prince never directly asked himself that question, knowing beforehand that he would have to answer it justly, and justice clashed not only with his feelings but with the very possibility of life.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context