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- n. Indoor work, work done inside the home.
- v. To work in or into.
- v. To work or operate within.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To work in or within.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To work in or into: as, to inwork gold or any color, as in embroidery: commonly used in the past participle.
- To work or operate within.
From Middle English *inwork, from Old English inweorc ("indoor work"), from in- + weorc ("work"). Cognate with Scots inwark, inwork ("domestic work, indoor work"). More at in-, work. (Wiktionary)
From in- + work. Compare Dutch inwerken ("to affect, orient"), German einwirken ("to influence, impinge"). (Wiktionary)