"I cannot tispose of dings dot are not mine," the good German answered simply.
I swear positif to de prisoner, his face, his figure, above all dings to his eyes.'
dings had dropped her new wealth and was standing with a dubious face.
Now this is my misfortune—I dare not speak in the house, while that jade Gipsy dings about like a fury.
To night I vas shtand in front von mine shtore, to talk mit a carman, who have bring some dings to me.
And after we have paid for dings, we shall still have a whole penny a day between us even now.
By dot time I had learned some dings about der monkey peoples.
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.
Homeless: in the ding camp at San Jose