Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as inpouring.

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  • n. an inflow

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Examples

  • In the evening inpour of young men and women came Aileen and

    The Financier

  • And as the crowd, because of the general inpour into it from various streets, thickened at Central

    An American Tragedy

  • Furtig tensed, ready to face the inpour when the weight of those outside would break through.

    Breed to Come

  • In the evening inpour of young men and women came Aileen and Norah, the former throwing off a thin net veil of black lace and a dolman of black silk, which her brother Owen took from her.

    The Financier, a novel

  • True enough when they examined the spot, during a lull in the inpour of waves, they discovered only a couple of water-soaked bits of fudge, fast melting away.

    Three Little Cousins

  • In spring and summer and autumn the rooms were delightful, with their old - fashioned solid furniture, their subdued colors and tints, their elaborate arrangements for regulating the inpour of light.

    The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig; a Novel

  • The deluge of water that poured down through the fore-scuttle was sufficient in volume to actually wash several of the men out of their bunks; and the instant that the inpour ceased, all hands with one accord sprang for the opening, fighting together like savage beasts in their anxiety to reach the deck.

    The Castaways

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