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In-and-In

A game with four dice, once extremely common, and frequently alluded to. “In” is a throw of doubles, “in-and-in” a throw of double doubles, which sweeps the board.

“I have seen three persons sit down at twelve penny in-and-in, and each draw 40s a-piece.” —Nicker Nicked.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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