inby

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inby

[′in¦bī]
(mining engineering)
Away from the shaft or mine entrance and therefore toward the working face.
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Under-manager, Mr West, led the way, and we walked inbye, which to the miners meant towards the workings.
Starting was controlled by a series of timing relays to allow the belts to get up to speed before the next inbye belt started.
Then an inbye shepherd would have 15-20 score of sheep and a hill shepherd 20-25 score to tend.