- located near the center or farther in; lying inside.
- lying within a region or country.
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Examples from the Web for inlying
We very soon got settled down, and mounted a guard and an inlying picquet.The Red Watch
J. A. Currie
Then guards and inlying pickets were mounted and the scouts withdrawn.Life in an Indian Outpost
Behind it the infantry lie down to sleep, a section of each company, as an inlying picket, dressed and accoutred.
The inlying pickets were accordingly doubled, and every man slept in his clothes, so as to be ready.
- situated within or inside
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