A ship in a bottle.




  • At or towards the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
  • Towards the speaker or other reference point.
  • So as to be enclosed or surrounded by something.
  • After the beginning of something.



  • Located indoors, especially at home or at one's office or place of work.
  • Located inside something.
  • Falling or remaining within the bounds of the playing area.
  • Inserted or fitted into something.
  • Having been collected or received.
  • In fashion; popular.
  • Incoming.
  • Furled or stowed.
  • Of the tide, at or near its highest level.
  • With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin
  • Currently batting.
  • Having familiarity or involvement with somebody.
  • Having a favourable position, such as a position of influence or expected gain, in relation to another person.


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  • Preposition and verb from Middle English in, from Old English in, from Proto-Germanic *in.
  • Adverb, noun and adjective from Middle English in, from Old English inn and inne, from Proto-Germanic *innai.

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