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bing1

[bing] /bɪŋ/
noun, British Dialect.
1.
a heap or pile.
Origin of bing1
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English < Old Norse bingr bunk, bin

bing2

[bing] /bɪŋ/
verb (used without object), Obsolete.
1.
to go.
Origin
First recorded in 1560-70; origin uncertain

Bing1

[bing] /bɪŋ/
noun
1.
Sir Rudolf, 1902–97, English opera impresario born in Austria; in the U.S. 1949–97.
2.
a male given name.

Bing2

[bing] /bɪŋ/
noun
1.
a variety of dark red or blackish sweet cherry.
Also called Bing cherry.
Origin
An Americanism dating back to 1920-25
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Examples from the Web for bing
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  • Together, more or less, ever since Winchester, and now—bing!

    Jill the Reckless P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • All you had to do, he reflected, was to think yourself somewhere else, and—bing!

    Out Like a Light Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He passed from the sidewalk into his own yard, with a subdued "bing!"

  • As between the three he would, secretly, have voted for Mr. bing.

    The Prodigal Village Irving Bacheller
  • If the truth were known about bing he wouldn't be holding his head so high.

    The Prodigal Village Irving Bacheller
British Dictionary definitions for bing

bing

/bɪŋ/
noun
1.
(dialect) a heap or pile, esp of spoil from a mine
Word Origin
C16: from Old Norse bingr heap

Bing

/bɪŋ/
noun
1.
a popular search engine on the internet
verb
2.
to search for (something on the internet) using Bing
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Word Origin and History for bing
n.

"heap or pile," 1510s, from Old Norse bingr "heap." Also used from early 14c. as a word for bin, perhaps from notion of "place where things are piled."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for bing

bing

interjection

An exclamation in reaction to something sudden; bingo (1900s+)

noun

  1. A packet of narcotics; bindle (1920s+)
  2. A prison cell used for solitary confinement; the HOLE (1950s+ Prison)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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