There he urged family-appointed lawyers ding Xikun and Si Weijiang not to abandon the defense of Chen Kegui.
Holmes and Rahe used 300 (ding ding ding) as the cutoff to predict a high risk of illness.
She was going to be a point person on health-care reform, and they needed to ding her.
1819, "to sound as metal when struck," possibly abstracted from ding-dong, of imitative origin. The meaning "to deal heavy blows" is c.1300, probably from Old Norse dengja "to hammer," perhaps also imitative. Meaning "dent" is 1960s. Related: Dinged; dinging.
Old English deorling "darling, favorite minion," double diminutive of deor "dear" (see dear (adj.)). The vowel shift from -e- to -a- (16c.) is usual for -er- followed by a consonant. "It is better to be An olde mans derlyng, than a yong mans werlyng" (1562).
Homeless: in the ding camp at San Jose
Ps. 22:20; 35:17) means an "only one."