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Etymology 1Edit

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.

NounEdit

ging (plural gings)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From ginger

NounEdit

ging (plural gings)

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

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PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ

VerbEdit

ging

  1. singular past indicative of gaan

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VerbEdit

ging

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

Middle EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ging

  1. Alternative form of yong

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