To din into
Din Din, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dinning}.] [AS. dynian. See {Din}, n.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding. [1913 Webster]

This hath been often dinned in my ears. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

{To din into}, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and noisy repetitions. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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