- (Early ME) ascinge, easkunge, escunge
- askyng, asking, askeing, aksinge, acsingge, acsynge, askinge, axing, axyng, axinge, axynge
askynge (plural askynges)
- The act of asking; query or inquiry:
- The taking of a legal action; litigation or a legal case.
- A command or requirement; the act of demanding.
- (rare) An excessive or forceable exaction.
- (rare) A charge or tariff on goods.
- (rare) The placing of criminal charges upon someone..