In"mate` (?), n. [In + mate an associate.]

One who lives in the same house or apartment with another; a fellow lodger; esp.,one of the occupants of an asylum, hospital, or prison; by extension, one who occupies or lodges in any place or dwelling.

So spake the enemy of mankind, inclos'd In serpent, inmate bad. Milton.

 

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In"mate`, a.

Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal.

[R.] "Inmate guests."

Milton.

 

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