Definition of in-bye in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈbʌɪ/
(also in-by)


Scottish & Northern English
(Of farmland or farming) situated or carried out near to the farm buildings.
Example sentences
  • But it also highlights the special relationship between the in-bye pasture, which is used by some birds for feeding, whilst the heather moorland is used for nesting.
  • In the case of a crofting community, for instance, all salmon fishing that borders the in-bye and grazing land can be bought by the crofters in an enforced sale.
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