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Interlard  v. t.  (past & past part. interlarded; pres. part. interlarding)  
To place lard or bacon amongst; to mix, as fat meat with lean. (Obs.) "Whose grain doth rise in flakes, with fatness interlarded."
Hence: To insert between; to mix or mingle; especially, to introduce that which is foreign or irrelevant; as, to interlard a conversation with oaths or allusions. "The English laws... (were) mingled and interlarded with many particular laws of their own." "They interlard their native drinks with choice Of strongest brandy."

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"Interlard" Quotes from Famous Books

... and incantation, medical recipes, and devout legends, in which the deities of Assyria and especially Astarte played the chief part. They appropriated in this manner a certain number of words and phrases with which they were accustomed to interlard their discourses and writings. They thought it polite to call a door no longer by the word ro, but the term tira, and to accompany themselves no longer with the harp bordt, but with the same instrument under its new name kinnor, and to make the salam in saluting ...
— History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12) • G. Maspero

Words linked to "Interlard" :   intersperse, stick in, enclose, inclose, interleave

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