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n : interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by dint of'
English → English (gcide)
Dint \Dint\, n. [OE. dint, dent, dunt, a blow, AS. dynt; akin to
Icel. dyntr a dint, dynta to dint, and perh. to L. fendere
(in composition). Cf. 1st Dent, Defend.]
1. A blow; a stroke. [Obs.] “Mortal dint.” --Milton. “Like
thunder's dint.” --Fairfax.
2. The mark left by a blow; an indentation or impression made
by violence; a dent. --Dryden.
Every dint a sword had beaten in it [the shield].
3. Force; power; -- esp. in the phrase by dint of.
Now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel
The dint of pity. --Shak.
It was by dint of passing strength
That he moved the massy stone at length. --Sir W.
Dint \Dint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dinted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To make a mark or cavity on or in, by a blow or by pressure;
to dent. --Donne. Tennyson.