Inner house
Inner In"ner ([i^]n"n[~e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See {In}.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena. [1913 Webster]

This attracts the soul, Governs the inner man, the nobler part. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure. [1913 Webster]

{Inner house} (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the court of Session at Edinburgh; also, the place of their sittings.

{Inner jib} (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom.

{Inner plate} (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to the center of the roof, in a double-plated roof.

{Inner post} (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of the main post, to support the transoms.

{Inner square} (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges of a carpenter's square. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Inner House — The higher branch of the Court of Session, its jurisdiction chiefly appellate (Outer House the lower branch of the Court of Session) • • • Main Entry: ↑house …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inner House — See Court of Session. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • Inner House — The Inner House is the senior part of the Court of Session, the supreme civil court in Scotland; the Outer House forms the junior part of the Court of Session. It is a court of appeal and a court of first instance. The chief justice is the Lord… …   Wikipedia

  • inner house — The superior department of the high court of sessions in Scotland …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Inner — In ner ([i^]n n[ e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See {In}.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena. [1913 Webster] This… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inner jib — Inner In ner ([i^]n n[ e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See {In}.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inner plate — Inner In ner ([i^]n n[ e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See {In}.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inner post — Inner In ner ([i^]n n[ e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See {In}.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inner square — Inner In ner ([i^]n n[ e]r), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See {In}.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • House of Lords — Das House of Lords ist das Oberhaus des Britischen Parlaments. Dieses umfasst weiterhin das Unterhaus, das House of Commons genannt wird, und den Monarchen selbst. Das House of Lords besteht aus zwei Mitgliederklassen, deren Angehörige aber nicht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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