It woke to hear the first tidings of the new day, and to ask only What was the cause?
It was on the following Monday that tidings of the armistice were proclaimed.
Five days of anxiety passed in this way, without any tidings of Jeanne.
A note bearing the tidings might startle his mother too much.
As yet, they had received no tidings of the Highland army, except that it had arrived at Derby.
All through the day tidings of sorrow have been reaching us.
Their predatory bands were wandering in all directions, and almost every day came fraught with tidings of outrage or massacre.
No tidings could be gained either of the brig or the fleet of piratical junks.
But, as has been said before, Tetchen's tidings were never to be made true.
He does not know, apparently, how our commerce with the world brings us tidings of all the world.
"announcement of an event," 1069, from Old English tidung "event, occurrence, piece of news," perhaps in part a verbal noun from Old English tidan "to happen," in part from Old Norse tiðendi (plural) "events, news," from tiðr (adj.) "occurring," from PIE *di-ti- (see tide (n.)). Cf. Norwegian tidende "tidings, news," Dutch tijding, German Zeitung "newspaper."