insides

[ preposition in-sahyd, in-sahyd; adverb in-sahyd; noun in-sahyd; adjective in-sahyd, in-, in-sahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF insides
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When I drench my insides with tea I sort of want it to take a hold.

A fellow who don't want to fish must have something wrong in his insides.

I made the insides first, and stuffed them with bran, before I put the silk on.

The way my insides feel––and you do something for me, will you?

There were six pages—the insides of the covers and a double leaf.

The sharp points of the thistles cannot hurt us, because all our insides are gold-lined.

She had no back, backbone, or insides, but only lungs and heart.

His insides writhed with helplessness and the imminence of a crash.

Alike quick and complete had been the transformation of the “insides.”

If you keep on gaping at her she will eat away all your insides.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., ynneside "interior of the body," compound of in (adv.) + side (n.). The adjective is 1610s, from the noun. Inside job "robbery, espionage, etc., committed by or with the help of a resident or servant of a place" is attested by 1887, American English (also, late 19c., early 20c., "indoors work"). Inside track "advantage" is metaphoric because those lanes are shorter on a curved track. Inside of, in reference to time, is from 1839.

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