Inner

In"ner

(n"nr), a. [AS. innera, a compar. fr. inne within, fr. in in. See In.] 1. Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an inner chamber.
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2. Of or pertaining to the spirit or its phenomena.
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This attracts the soul,
Governs the inner man, the nobler part.
Milton.
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3. Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
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Inner house (Scot.), the first and second divisions of the court of Session at Edinburgh; also, the place of their sittings. -- Inner jib (Naut.), a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay running from the fore-topmast head to the jib boom. -- Inner plate (Arch.), the wall plate which lies nearest to the center of the roof, in a double-plated roof. -- Inner post (Naut.), a piece brought on at the fore side of the main post, to support the transoms. -- Inner square (Carp.), the angle formed by the inner edges of a carpenter's square.
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