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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Intercal’ary (Latin).
 
Inserted between or amongst others. Thus, an intercalary day is a day foisted in between two others, as the 29th February in leap-year. (See CALENDS.)   1
        “It was the custom with Greeks to add, or, as it was termed, intercalate, a month every other year.”—Priestley: On History, xiv.
 


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