Origin: ME dingen, to strike, beat < Scand (as in ON dengja, to hammer): see dint
See ding in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb dinged, ding·ing, dings verb, intransitive
Origin: Partly imitative
Origin: and partly alteration of din.
Origin: From ding, to strike, beat on, pound (from Middle English dingen; akin to Old Norse dengja)
Origin: and from ding1.
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