Wherever I went, from court to camp, from tavern to palace, the name of Nevers was dinned in my ears.
This was dinned into his ears so often that he finally came to believe it.
He dinned and drummed and worried until flesh and blood could stand it no longer.
Day after day, Margherita had dinned the name of Caponsacchi into the wife's ears.
But they so dinned it into the king's ears, that at last he must and would know what it was that the lad did.
As he grew older, she had dinned that big truth into his small mind.
And the one accent that is dinned into our ears from altar and pulpit is prayer.
But we have it dinned into our ears that kind hearts are more than coronets.
Such were not the teachings of the pre; but they were the lessons that Paris dinned into my ears unceasingly.
What use have I ever had from this religion that has been dinned into me?
Old English dyne (n.), dynian (v.), from Proto-Germanic *duniz (cf. Old Norse dynr, Danish don, Middle Low German don "noise"), from PIE root *dwen- "to make noise" (cf. Sanskrit dhuni "roaring, a torrent").