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inby (ɪnˈbaɪ) or
1. Scot into the house or an inner room; inside; within
2. dialect Scot and Northern English towards or near the house
dialect Scot and Northern English located near or nearest to the house: the inby field.
[C18: from in (adv) + by (adv)]
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, details of how to register are detailed below.
Old Pitmatic words like inbye
and outby, meaning towards the coal face and back to the lift shaft, were once commonly heard in Northumberland's mining communities, but the language of pitmen is disappearing now, Neil says.
Recently I have also reduced the number of stock on my inbye
land and I can see an improvement in the land already.