• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n In-and-in 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.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

the Sepulchral Chamber in The Pyramid of Unas, And his Sarcophaous the Sepulchral Chamber in The Pyramid of Unas, And his Sarcophaous
Tom and Pearson on the deck of the ship in the snow Tom and Pearson on the deck of the ship in the snow
Bel and her grandfather sit together in the armchair Bel and her grandfather sit together in the armchair
Saw the Marble Coffins in Which George and Martha 050 Saw the Marble Coffins in Which George and Martha 050
Went over in the Sand and Struck his Pants on a Cactus 233 Went over in the Sand and Struck his Pants on a Cactus 233
"I salute you in the name of Jonesville and America." "I salute you in the name of Jonesville and America."
My Josiah and me a-journeyin' way off in Lapland—the idee My Josiah and me a-journeyin' way off in Lapland—the idee
The princess and the wolves in the forest The princess and the wolves in the forest

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In the United States birds and planes collided more than 22,000 times between the years of 1990 and 1998
    • in-and-in From animals of the same parentage; from animals closely related by blood: as, to breed in-and-in.
    • in-and-in With constant interaction of any kind.
    • n in-and-in An old gambling game played by two or three persons with four dice, each person having a box. In implied a doublet, or two dice alike out of the four; in-and-in, two doublets, or all four dice alike.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In England and the American colonies they year 1752 only had 354 days. In that year, the type of calendar was changed, and 11 days were lost.
    • adj In-and-in from animals of the same parentage: with constant and close interaction
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The rich mind lies in the sun and sleeps, and is Nature.”
  • Bliss Carman
    Bliss Carman
    “Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer. It is joy and art.”
  • Daniel Webster
    “I see nothing in it new and valuable. What is valuable is not new, and what is new is not valuable.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The power which resides in man is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
    “I'm aware that people I have loved and have died and are in the spirit world look after me.”
  • George Bernard Shaw
    “What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.”


All's fair in love and war - This idiom is used to say that where there is conflict, people can be expected to behave in a more vicious way.
Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades - (USA) Used in response to someone saying "almost" in a win/lose situation. The full expression is "Almost only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades." An alternate form puts "and flinging shit from a shovel" at the end.
Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades - This phrase is used to say that if you come close to success without succeeding, it is not good enough
In dribs and drabs - If people arrive in dribs and drabs, they come in small groups at irregular intervals, instead of all arriving at the same time.
In one ear and out the other - If something goes in one ear and out the other, you forget it as soon as you've heard it because it was too complicated, boring etc.
Ins and outs - If you know the ins and outs of something, you know all the details.
Put that in your pipe and smoke it - This is used as an unsympathetic way of telling someone to accept what you have just said.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. in; Dut., Ger. in, Ice. í; W. yn, L. in, Gr. en. A.S. also had innan, within; cf. Old High Ger. innana, Sw. innan. In A.S. the prep. in was often interchangeable with the related on.


In literature:

A smudge was kept up in the cabin which gave little relief and in the morning all were anxious to return.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
They discussed these things in a high voice and in a most offensive way, making my hands itch on many occasions and my blood boil.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
She came out of the swing of society and of affairs, of large interests in politics and in thought.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Power in the family, in industry, in civil affairs, war, and religion is not the same thing and cannot be.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
In Ireland the harp was called Clarsach, and in Wales, Telyn; in both countries it was the national instrument.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
They had confidence in themselves and in their leader, and looked like men accustomed to victory.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
God was a Spirit, and to be worshipped in spirit and in truth.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
He would put everything in its place with a restless eagerness, and then Catherine would be called in, and would play her part bravely.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
A minute, two minutes and they were in the cove and in safety.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
In jealousy and in terror Philip would step out of himself and claim her.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
The power of life and death was in their hands, and in many instances they used it in the most unjust and arbitrary manner.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
He put them in two or three clumps in the meadow, and in a belt all round.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Thin the sojers comes in and shoots them down, and you and I stands by wid our tongues in our cheeks.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The edemas and carbuncles may also appear in the mouth, pharynx, larynx, in the tongue, and in the rectum.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It was two hours later when the Sister Superior looked in and saw the priest and girl still sitting in earnest conversation.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
No sooner was I lodged in her, than arse, cunt, thighs and belly, all worked energetically, and in a minute I spent.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
In the morning the mists were hanging far and wide over the valleys, and in the early evening they shut out the whole landscape.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
There were sixteen beds in and about the courtyard, and between twenty and thirty out-patients stood in attendance.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
Dagworthy had served in Canada in the preceding war, and had received a king's commission.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
The sun shines as soft and warm, birds chirp as lively as they would in Wisconsin in the last of April.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones

In poetry:

Ye are the only chain I wear --
A sign that I am but the slave,
In life, in death, beyond the grave,
Of Jesus and His Mother fair.
"My Beads" by Abram Joseph Ryan
On Leader's stream, and Learmont's tower,
The mists of evening close;
In camp, in castle, or in bower,
Each warrior sought repose.
"Thomas the Rhymer" by Sir Walter Scott
Lord, who in mercy's tender tone
Invitest every child of dust,
To seek protection from thy throne,
And in thy guardian grace to trust.
"Hymn To The Saviour - II" by William Hayley
The winning officers were gay,
And in small triumph led the way;
She follow'd, but in anguish cried,
"O that the knot could be untied!"
"The Pleasures Of Matrimony" by William Hutton
The novices in fluttering gown
No longer fill the ancient town,
But fighting men in khaki drest—
And in the Schools the wounded rest.
"The Oxford Thrushes" by Henry Van Dyke
'T is a religious hour; for he,
Who many a grief shall bear,
In his own body on the tree,
Is kneeling in Gethsemanè,
In agony and prayer.
"Hymns for Communion IV" by John Pierpont

In news:

We want you to tell us your spirit in "one word" and you could be in our next promo to air during the Olympics and in the closing ceremonies on NBC33.
Alyson Two Eagles and Jeff Childress like to call their shop Ironwood a "things we love store," and that's exactly what it is: a place where you walk in and fall in love.
Zena el Khalil was born in London in 1976 and has lived in Lagos, London, New York, Turin and Beirut.
Journalists who want to write about practically anything now seem to begin, as a matter of course, in some remote, unlikely place, and in a sort of random walk approach the subject matter in question only when and if it suits them.
Year in and year out, the advantages and opportunities for the Mod racers keep adding up, and it does not look like it's going to change in the near future.
Founded in France in the early 1800s, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur work throughout our community, teaching in schools and helping the poor through social services and counseling.
Initially obscured by this sea of visual white noise, the Nine Inch Nails front man intermittently appears to push through the particles of snow with his hands and body, popping in and out of view and opening up random tunnels in the chaos.
McCabe is an attorney licensed to practice law in New York and in North Carolina, and maintains a business law practice in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Marianne Lien and Lasse Altern Halvorsen opened Pur Norsk in Oslo in 2006 to seek out and promote the finest in Norweigan design.
Omer Fast, who has a powerful, discomforting solo show at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and another opening at Postmasters gallery in Chelsea on Saturday, was born in Jerusalem in 1972 and now lives in Berlin.
Announced the opening of a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Cranbury, New Jersey that will service the wide-format specialty paper products used by architects, engineers and in the graphic and sign markets.
It's been a couple of weeks since our new kitten, Kirby, appeared in our lives and in that time, I've had many readers ask me about the kitten and share their own stories about how animals have the power to heal us in the hardest of times.
Voters in Barbour and Tucker counties chose to keep an incumbent in the West Virginia Legislature Tuesday, as Democrat Mary Poling defeated her Republican challenger and a write-in candidate in a bid for the 47th Delegate District.
GREENSBORO — The first thing John Edwards sees when he steps out of his Chevrolet Suburban in the morning and the last thing he sees before departing in it in the afternoon is a horde of reporters and photographers.
Sean O' Pry (aka the cute guy in the Aldo ad) is everywhere –- on the runways, on billboards, in campaigns and in magazines, representing commercially recognized brands and designer names.

In science:

This construction relies on the study of the dynamics of pro jective transformations carried out in , and in particular the relation (first used by Tits in his original proof ) between the contraction properties of a transformation and the Lipschitz constant of its restriction to an open subset (see Proposition 2.2).
Uniform independence in linear groups
Therefore, the obstruction raised in and in should not be problematic in our context.
Three Dimensional Loop Quantum Gravity: Particles and the Quantum Double
More rigorously the passage from CTRW to STFD can be carried out via a properly scaled transition to the diffusion limit (under appropriate assumptions on waiting times and jumps), as shown in and in a number of papers of our research group, see e.g. [12, 14, 15, 48].
Continuous time random walk and parametric subordination in fractional diffusion
Finally, the phenomenon of thickness of the critical region both in and in the present paper is due to some underlying randomness in the choice of the next set of parameters.
A MARKOV chain model of a polling system with parameter regeneration
For these cases an annealed invariance principle was proved by De Masi, Ferrari, Goldstein and Wick [11, 12] and the quenched case was established in d ≥ 4 by Sidoravicius and Sznitman , and in all d ≥ 2 by Berger and Biskup and Mathieu and Piatnitski .
Functional CLT for random walk among bounded random conductances
Such upper bound has already been given in the case of real harmonizable fractional stable motions, which are self-similar, in and in the case of some Gaussian random processes in .
H\"{o}lder regularity for operator scaling stable random fields
As was shown in , and further discussed in , the three conditions (5.3) are associated to the calibrations for D-branes wrapping an internal generalized cycle (Γ, F ) of definite dimension and filling respectively four, two and three flat dimensions.
D-brane networks in flux vacua, generalized cycles and calibrations
The way chosen both in and in is to expand both the metric and the vector field around a Minkowski background.
Vector field theories in cosmology
This result does not appear in , and in fact was not known to Shelah at the time.
On generically stable types in dependent theories
The method also yields singular invariant equations, and has been used to complete the problem of determination of the Laplace invariants in , and in to characterize linearizable second order ode’s.
Invariants of differential equations defined by vector fields
The setting and notation here are the same as in . A detailed exposition can be found in and in , for example.
Euler Characteristic of real nondegenerate tropical complete intersections
There is a slight difference in the notations used in this paper and those we have introduced in and no difference in the proof; we emphasize once again that this is done for the purposes of completeness and convenience of references in the proofs of other theorems.
Lingering random walks in random environment on a strip
Nevertheless, we believe that the weak homogeneity described in and in this paper has its value as an intrinsic notion on G (Rd ).
Weak homogeneity in generalized function algebras
If we apply the techniques developed in the previous sections to the present situation, then we recover the situation studied in , and, in particular, those in [9, Section 5] concerning the pull-back and push-out functors.
Galois theory in bicategories
The Galois theory for corings over firm rings has been initiated in , and, in a more profound treatment, in .
Galois theory in bicategories