Interlard



[in-ter-lahrd] /ˌɪn tərˈlɑrd/

verb (used with object)
1.
to diversify by adding or interjecting something unique, striking, or contrasting (usually followed by with):
to interlard one’s speech with oaths.
2.
(of things) to be intermixed in.
3.
Obsolete. to mix, as fat with lean meat.
/ˌɪntəˈlɑːd/
verb (transitive)
1.
to scatter thickly in or between; intersperse: to interlard one’s writing with foreign phrases
2.
to occur frequently in; be scattered in or through: foreign phrases interlard his writings
v.

early 15c., “to mix with alternate layers of fat” (before cooking), from Middle French entrelarder, from entre- “between” (see inter-) + larder “to lard,” from Old French lard “bacon fat” (see lard (n.)). Figurative sense of “diversify with something intermixed” first recorded 1560s. Related: Interlarded; interlarding.

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