run-in

run-in

[ruhn-in]
noun
1.
a quarrel; argument.
2.
Printing. matter that is added to a text, especially without indenting for a new paragraph.
adjective
3.
Printing. added to a text without indenting.

Origin:
1900–05; noun, adj. use of verb phrase run in

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run-in

noun
an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words" [syn: quarrel
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