Patent insides
Inside In"side`, n. 1. The part within; interior or internal portion; content. [1913 Webster]

Looked he o' the inside of the paper? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. pl. The inward parts; entrails; bowels; hence, that which is within; private thoughts and feelings. [1913 Webster]

Here's none but friends; we may speak Our insides freely. --Massinger. [1913 Webster]

3. An inside passenger of a coach or carriage, as distinguished from one upon the outside. [Colloq. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

So down thy hill, romantic Ashbourne, glides The Derby dilly, carrying three insides. --Anti-Jacobin. [1913 Webster]

{Patent insides} or {Patent outsides}, a name give to newspaper sheets printed on one side with general and miscellaneous matter, and furnished wholesale to offices of small newspapers, where the blank pages are filled up with recent and local news. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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