In and in
In and in In and in, a. & adv. Applied to breeding from a male and female of the same parentage. See under {Breeding}. [1913 Webster]

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  • In-and-in — n. An old game played with four dice. In signified a doublet, or two dice alike; in and in, either two doubles, or the four dice alike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in-and-in — adverb or adjective Date: 1765 in repeated generations of the same or closely related stock < families…of one blood through mating or marrying in and in F. H. Giddings > < in and in breeding > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • In and in breeding — In In, adv. 1. Not out; within; inside. In, the preposition, becomes an adverb by omission of its object, leaving it as the representative of an adverbial phrase, the context indicating what the omitted object is; as, he takes in the situation (i …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In and in breeding — Breeding Breed ing, n. 1. The act or process of generating or bearing. [1913 Webster] 2. The raising or improving of any kind of domestic animals; as, farmers should pay attention to breeding. [1913 Webster] 3. Nurture; education; formation of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To breed in and in — Breed Breed, v. i. 1. To bear and nourish young; to reproduce or multiply itself; to be pregnant. [1913 Webster] That they breed abundantly in the earth. Gen. viii. 17. [1913 Webster] The mother had never bred before. Carpenter. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In and out — In In, adv. 1. Not out; within; inside. In, the preposition, becomes an adverb by omission of its object, leaving it as the representative of an adverbial phrase, the context indicating what the omitted object is; as, he takes in the situation (i …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in and out — {adv. phr.} 1. Coming in and going out often. * /He was very busy Saturday and was in and out all day./ 2. See: INSIDE OUT(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in and out — {adv. phr.} 1. Coming in and going out often. * /He was very busy Saturday and was in and out all day./ 2. See: INSIDE OUT(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To go in and out — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • day in and day out — or[day in, day out] {adv. phr.} Regularly; consistently; all the time; always. * /He plays good tennis day in and day out./ Also used with several other time words in place of day: week, month, year. * /Every summer, year in, year out, the ice… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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