ging

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English gyng, gynge, genge, from Old English genge (a troop, privy, company, retinue), from Proto-Germanic *gangiją (pace, walk). Cognate with Middle Low German gink (a going, turn, way), Old Norse gengi (accompaniment, entourage, help), Icelandic gengi (rate). Related to Old English gengan (to go), from Proto-Germanic *gangijaną (to go). More at gang.

Noun[edit]

ging (plural gings)

  1. (obsolete) A company; troop; a gang.
    • Shakespeare
      There is a knot, a ging, a pack, a conspiracy against me.

Etymology 2[edit]

From ginger

Noun[edit]

ging (plural gings)

  1. (informal) A redhead, a ginger-haired person

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ging

  1. singular past indicative of gaan

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ging

  1. First-person singular preterite of gehen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of gehen.