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In-and-In

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A game with four dice, once extremely common, and frequently alluded to. “In” is a throw of doubles, “in-and-in” a throw of double doubles, which sweeps the board.

“I have seen three persons sit down at twelve-penny in-and-in, and each draw 40s a-piece.”—Nicker Nicked.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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In Petto (Italian)
In Posse (Latin)
In Propria Persona (Latin)
In Prospectu (Latin)
In Re (Latin)
In Situ (Latin)
In Statu Quo or In statu quo ante (Latin)
In Terrorem (Latin)
In Toto (Latin)
In Vacuo (Latin)
In-and-In
Ins and Outs of the Matter (The)
Inaugurate
Inca
Incantation
Incarnadine (To)
Inch of Candle (Sold by)
Inchcape Rock
Incog.—i.e. Incognito (Italian)
Incorruptible (The)
Incubus

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