- dring (dialectal)
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”).
- (transitive, Northern England, Scotland) To thrust; crowd; press; squeeze.
- (intransitive, Northern England, Scotland) To push; to force one's way.
- (crowd): mass, throng; see also Thesaurus:assemble
- (squeeze): compress, condense; see also Thesaurus:compress
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