/ (ɪnˈbaɪ) /
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Scot into the house or an inner room; inside; within
Scot and Northern English dialect towards or near the house
Scot and Northern English dialect located near or nearest to the housethe inby field
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Word Origin for inby
C18: from in (adv) + by (adv)
Words nearby inby
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