verb (used with object) Law.
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Shannon, a speech therapist, was nervous about sharing a rental house with her in-laws flying in from Arizona, where the virus was surging.900,000 infected. Nearly 15,000 dead. How the coronavirus tore through D.C., Maryland and Virginia.|Rebecca Tan, Antonio Olivo, John D. Harden|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
His wife, his in-laws — everyone in Joe Mastrangelo’s Massachusetts family got the vaccine.
It would certainly be safer to visit with your parents or in-laws after they’ve gotten both vaccine doses, but the safest plan is to wait until you and your husband are also vaccinated, she says.My Parents Will Be Vaccinated Long Before Me. Can They Come Visit?|Jamie Ducharme|January 25, 2021|Time
Although she does not know your brother, Miss Manners agrees that he does not believe your feelings for your sister-in-law are neutral.Miss Manners: Stop and think before hitting ‘reply all’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
If you believe your in-laws would want to recycle if it were easier for them to do so, then just buy them the trash can now out of the goodness of your heart.Carolyn Hax: Don’t expect a recycling miracle on 34th Street|Carolyn Hax|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
If the clergy would give him a voluntary gift, which was in no way to be considered a tax, he agreed to inlaw them.
"I would have married him, anyway," declared Myrtle with sudden defiance; and her mother-inlaw regarded her approvingly.The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
And I prefer going to the father-in-law's rather than to the son-inlaw's.Cosmopolis, Complete|Paul Bourget
I cannot inlaw you again, Heregar; for that must needs be done in full Moot, as was the outlawry.A Thane of Wessex|Charles W. Whistler
If she does, I cannot scruple to accept this loan,—a loan from a brother-inlaw—loan to me, and not charged against her fortune!My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton