tid·ing (tīʹdĭng) n.
A piece of information or news. Often used in the plural:

tidings of great joy; sad tidings.

See Synonyms at news.
  [Middle English tiding, perhaps from Old Norse tīdhendi, events, from tīdhr, occurring. See dā-.

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