[n] metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
[n] the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
[n] a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
[n] a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
[n] a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
[n] the tongue of certain animals used as meat
[n] a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
[n] any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"
[v] lick or explore with the tongue
[v] articulate by tonguing, as on wind instruments