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From Middle English thringen, from Old English þringan ‎(to press, squeeze, crowd), from Proto-Germanic *þrinhwaną ‎(to press, throng, crush), from Proto-Indo-European *trenkʷ- ‎(to beat, hew, press). Cognate with Dutch dringen ‎(to push, press, thrust, crowd), German dringen ‎(to permeate, penetrate, push through), Danish trænge ‎(to penetrate). More at throng.


thring ‎(third-person singular simple present thrings, present participle thringing, simple past thrang, past participle thrung)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To thrust; to crowd.
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To push; to force one's way.

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