inbye

adverb
in·​bye
variants: or less commonly inby \ ˈin¦bī \

Definition of inbye

 (Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: in an inward direction : inside, within specifically : toward the workings of a mine

inbye

adjective
variants: or less commonly inby \ " \

Definition of inbye (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: situated close by especially near to the house the inbye land

inbye

noun
variants: or less commonly inby \ " \
plural inbyes

Definition of inbye (Entry 3 of 3)

Scottish
: land situated close by 80 acres of inbye

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Adverb

in entry 2 + bye (variant of by), by, adverb

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“Inbye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inbye. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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