(In"land*er) n. One who lives in the interior of a country, or at a distance from the sea. Sir T.
(In"land*ish), a. Inland. [Obs.] T. Reeve(1657)
(In*lap"i*date) v. t. [Pref. in- in + L. lapis, lapidis, stone.] To convert into a stony substance; to
petrify. [R.] Bacon.
(In*lard") v. t. See Enlard.
(In*law") v. t. [In + law. Cf. Inlagation.] (Old Eng. Law) To clear of outlawry or attainder; to
place under the protection of the law. Burrill.
(In*lay") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inlaied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inlaying.] To lay within; hence, to insert,
as pieces of pearl, ivory, choice woods, or the like, in a groundwork of some other material; to form an
ornamental surface; to diversify or adorn with insertions.
Look, how the floor of heavenShak.
Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold.
But these things are . . . borrowed by the monks to inlay their story.Milton.
(In"lay`) n. Matter or pieces of wood, ivory, etc., inlaid, or prepared for inlaying; that which is inserted
or inlaid for ornament or variety.
Crocus and hyacinth with rich inlayMilton.
Broidered the ground.
The sloping of the moonlit swardTennyson.
Was damask work, and deep inlay
Of braided blooms.
(In*lay"er) n. One who inlays, or whose occupation it is to inlay.
(In*league") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inleagued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inleaguing ] To ally, or form an
alliance with; to unite; to combine.
With a willingness inleague our bloodFord.
With his, for purchase of full growth in friendship.
(In*lea"guer) v. t. To beleaguer. Holland.
1. A passage by which an inclosed place may be entered; a place of ingress; entrance.
Doors and windows, inlets of men and of light.Sir H. Wotton.
2. A bay or recess, as in the shore of a sea, lake, or large river; a narrow strip of water running into the
land or between islands.
3. That which is let in or inlaid; an inserted material.
Inlet is also used adjectively, as in inlet pipe, inlet valve, etc.
(In*light"en) v. t. See Enlighten.
(In*list") v. t. See Enlist.
(In*live") v. t. To animate. [R.] B. Jonson.
(In*lock") v. t. To lock in, or inclose.