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inning (n.)

Old English innung "a taking in, a putting in," gerundive of innian "get within, put or bring in; lodge; include; fill up, restore," from inn (adv.) "in" (see in). Meaning "a team's turn in action in a game" first recorded 1735, usually plural in cricket, singular in baseball.

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Definitions of inning from WordNet

inning (n.)
(baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat;
Synonyms: frame
From wordnet.princeton.edu