earthdin

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English erthedine, erthedyn, erthedene, from Old English eorþdyne (earthquake), equivalent to earth +‎ din.

Noun[edit]

earthdin (plural earthdins)

  1. An earthquake.
    • 1904, Levi Griffin Meushaw, The plea of the toiler:
      While the earthdin is but a seismal shock of a rheumatic condition in the diversified stratas seeking new positions to reach their centre of gravity.