in-and-in

adverb or adjective
\ ˌin-ən(d)-ˈin How to pronounce in-and-in (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“In-and-in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in-and-in. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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