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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  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.
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     2. To utter with a din; to repeat noisily; to ding.
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              This hath been often dinned in my ears. --Swift.
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     {To din into}, to fix in the mind of another by frequent and
        noisy repetitions. --Sir W. Scott.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n 1: a loud harsh or strident noise [syn: {blare}, {blaring}, {cacophony},
       2: the act of making a noisy disturbance [syn: {commotion}, {ruction},
           {ruckus}, {rumpus}, {tumult}]
       v 1: make a resonant sound, like artillery; "His deep voice
            boomed through the hall" [syn: {boom}]
       2: instill (into a person) by constant repetition; "he dinned
          the lessons into his students"
       [also: {dinning}, {dinned}]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       See {din}

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