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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inn  \Inn\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Inning}.] 
  To  take  lodging;  to  lodge.  [R.]  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inning  \In"ning\,  n.  [AS.  innung,  fr  in  in  prep.  &  adv.] 
  1.  Ingathering;  harvesting.  [Obs.]  --Holland. 
 
  2.  The  state  or  turn  of  being  in  specifically,  in  cricket, 
  baseball,  etc.,the  turn  or  time  of  a  player  or  of  a  side 
  at  the  bat;  --  often  in  the  pl  Hence:  The  turn  or  time  of 
  a  person,  or  a  party,  in  power;  as  the  Whigs  went  out 
  and  the  Democrats  had  their  innings. 
 
  3.  pl  Lands  recovered  from  the  sea.  --Ainsworth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inning 
  n  :  a  period  of  play  in  baseball  during  which  each  team  has  a 
  turn  at  bat  [syn:  {frame}] 




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