inlying

noun
plural -s

Definition of inlying

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

inlying

adjective
\ " \

Definition of inlying (Entry 2 of 2)

: placed or situated inside or in the interior

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History and Etymology for inlying

Noun

in entry 4 + lying, gerund of lie (after lie in, verb)

Adjective

in entry 2 + lying, present participle of lie

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“Inlying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inlying. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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