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Tidings
Tidings Ti"dings, n. pl. [OE. tidinge, ti?inge, tidinde, from or influenced by Icel. t[=i]?indi; akin to Dan. tidende, Sw. tidning, G. zeung, AS. t[=i]dan to happen, E. betide, tide. See Tide, v. i. & n.] Account of what has taken place, and was not before known; news. I shall make my master glad with these tidings. --Shak. Full well the busy whisper, circling round, Conveyed the dismal tidings when he frowned. --Goldsmith. Note: Although tidings is plural in form, it has been used also as a singular. By Shakespeare it was used indiscriminately as a singular or plural. Now near the tidings of our comfort is. --Shak. Tidings to the contrary Are brought your eyes. --Shak. Syn: News; advice; information; intelligence. Usage: Tidings, News. The term news denotes recent intelligence from any quarter; the term tidings denotes intelligence expected from a particular quarter, showing what has there betided. We may be indifferent as to news, but are always more or less interested in tidings. We read the news daily; we wait for tidings respecting an absent friend or an impending battle. We may be curious to hear the news; we are always anxious for tidings. Evil news rides post, while good news baits. --Milton. What tidings dost thou bring? --Addison.
Tiding
Tiding Ti"ding, n. Tidings. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Tidings from wikipedia

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- fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient, الَّذِينَ إِذَا أَصَابَتْهُمْ مُصِيبَةٌ قَالُوا إِنَّا...