A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
(Thundering,) Thundyrryng, vbl. n. Also: thondring, thoundring, -yng. [ME and e.m.E. þondringe (1297), thunderinge (1555); Thunder v.] a. (The noise of) thunder; a thunderclap. = Thunder n. b. Loud noise, as of thunder. c. Loud invective, powerful oratory, or an instance of this. Cf. Thunder v. 1. —
a. The fader of hevin … on that part quhar the lift was maist cler, Towart the left hand maid a thundyrryng; Doug. ix x 95.
Frome the hewin brintstone and fyre, With awfull thoundryng, ranit doun; Lynd. Mon. 3434.
— b. Quhen Lottis wyfe hard the thoundring Of flammand fyre, and lychtnyng; Lynd. Mon. 3446.
— c. In Edinbrouche the thoundring of Jhone Durie weill was harde; Melvill 466.
The thondringis of that Romane Antichrist ar bot vanitie and wynd; Ordour Excomm. 18 (1st printing).
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