Definition of By inches
1. Adverb. By a short distance. "They moved it by inches"
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Literary usage of By inches
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1. Rural Homes: Or, Sketches of Houses Suited to American Country Life, with by Gervase Wheeler (1853)
"Frame quarter partitions of heads and •ills inches by inches ; door-posts, side- posta, plates above doors, and braces inches by inches. ..."