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EtymologyEdit

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).

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thring (third-person singular simple present thrings, present participle thringing, simple past thrang, past participle thrung)

  1. (transitive, Northern England, Scotland) To thrust; crowd; press; squeeze.
  2. (intransitive, Northern England, Scotland) To push; to force one's way.
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