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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Interlard (French).
 
To put lard or fat between layers of meat. Metaphorically, to mix what is the solid part of a discourse with fulsome and irrelevant matter. Thus we say, “To interlard with oaths,” to “interlard with compliments,” etc.   1
       
“They interlard their native drinks with choice
Of strongest brandy.”
       
Philips: Cider. ii.
 


 Interim of Augsburg (The).Interlo’per. 

 
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