dring

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal variant of thring.

Verb[edit]

dring (third-person singular simple present drings, present participle dringing, simple past and past participle dringed)

  1. (UK, dialectal, transitive) To press; squeeze; crowd; push.

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Noun[edit]

dring (plural drings)

  1. (UK, dialectal) A throng; crowd.
  2. (UK, dialectal) A narrow passage.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dring

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dringen
  2. imperative of dringen

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French[edit]

Interjection[edit]

dring

  1. brrr, whirr (a whirring sound, such as that of a machine)

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North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Danish dreng. Cognates include Mooring North Frisian dräng.

Noun[edit]

dring m (plural dringer)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) boy, son
    As't'n dring of as't'n foomen?
    Is it a boy or girl?