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inning

[ in-ing ]
/ ˈɪn ɪŋ /
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noun
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Origin of inning

before 900; Middle English inninge,Old English innung a getting in, equivalent to inn(ian) to go in + -ung-ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for inning

inning
/ (ˈɪnɪŋ) /

noun
baseball a division of the game consisting of a turn at bat and a turn in the field for each side
archaic the reclamation of land from the sea

Word Origin for inning

Old English innung a going in, from innian to go in
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