in-and-in


in–and–in

adverb or adjective \ˌin-ən(d)-ˈin\

Definition of IN-AND-IN

:  in repeated generations of the same or closely related stock <families … of one blood through mating or marrying in–and–in — F. H. Giddings> <in–and–in breeding>

First Known Use of IN-AND-IN

1765

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