Din (?), n. [AS. dyne, dyn; akin to Icel. dynr, and to AS. dynian to resound, Icel. dynja to pour down like hail or rain; cf. Skr. dhuni roaring, a torrent, dhvan to sound. Cf. Dun to ask payment.]

Loud, confused, harsh noise; a loud, continuous, rattling or clanging sound; clamor; roar.

Think you a little din can daunt mine ears? Shak.

He knew the battle's din afar. Sir W. Scott.

The dust and din and steam of town. Tennyson.


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Din, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dinned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dinning.] [AS. dynian. See Din, n.]


To strike with confused or clanging sound; to stun with loud and continued noise; to harass with clamor; as, to din the ears with cries.


To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding.

This hath been often dinned in my ears. Swift.

To din into, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and noisy repetitions.

Sir W. Scott.


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Din, v. i.

To sound with a din; a ding.

The gay viol dinning in the dale. A. Seward.


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