interlard

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v interlard introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Interlard 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."
    • Interlard To place lard or bacon amongst; to mix, as fat meat with lean. "Whose grain doth rise in flakes, with fatness interlarded ."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Interlard in-tėr-lärd′ to mix in, as fat with lean: to diversify by mixture.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. entrelarder,. See Inter-, and Lard

Usage

In literature:

His gestures were more French than his speech, which he interlarded with English and Latin.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
His revenues are showered down from the fat of the land, and he interlards his own grease among to help the drippings.
"Microcosmography" by John Earle
Be careful not to interlard conversation with "sir," or "ma'am.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Ordinary conversation was interlarded with indecent words and the most vulgar phrases.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
We have them of all lengths, interlarded with phrases, and thrown into a confused mass.
"Junius Unmasked" by Joel Moody
Between sentences and phrases the preacher interlarded his sermon with grunts of emotion-laden "Oh's" and "Ah's.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
The other two were deep in cavalry talk, much interlarded by technical terms and dry names.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
The gentlemen without delay plunged deep into a discussion of the cavalry, richly interlarding their talk with proper names.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
To converse with an entirely uneducated person upon literature, interlarding your remarks with quotations, is ill-bred.
"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness" by Florence Hartley
This man interlarded his talk with many oaths of the rudest character.
"The Fatal Cord" by Mayne Reid
Her advice and admonitions were interlarded with various expressions of terror, sorrow, affection, and anxiety.
"Jasper Lyle" by Harriet Ward
His evidence consisted of a disconnected series of insinuations against Kitty's character, interlarded with protests that he meant no harm.
"The Revellers" by Louis Tracy
After a time this sound was suspended, to be replaced by a repeated, smacking of lips, interlarded with grotesque ejaculations.
"The Headless Horseman" by Mayne Reid
They mixed French with English in that bi-lingual facility which does not mean an interlarding of words but bursts of sentences.
"The Old Blood" by Frederick Palmer
Unless you know that your correspondent is well versed in French, refrain from interlarding your letters with Gallic words or phrases.
"The Ladies' Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners" by Eliza Leslie
This change can be traced in the forgeries which are found interlarded through the epistles of Paul, and the writings of the early fathers.
"The Christ Of Paul" by George Reber
She interlards her bantering remarks with French words, and we come to the conclusion that she is a governess who has drifted down.
"The Strand Magazine, Vol. 27, No. 161, May 1904" by Various
All the conversation of the rebel officers was interlarded with the most horrid profanity.
"The Iron Furnace" by John H. Aughey
The average conversation is still interlarded with such sea phrases as "cruising about," "short allowance," "rigged out," etc.
"Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast" by Samuel Adams Drake
Jimmy, with transcontinental experience, explained many things in language interlarded with strange hobo slang.
"Cattle-Ranch to College" by Russell Doubleday
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In news:

Perhaps one could first separate them out from the empirically based criticisms with which they have been cannily interlarded.
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