intercipient

Intercipient

In`ter*cip"i*ent\, a. [L. intercipiens, -entis, p. pr. of intercipere. See Intercept.] Intercepting; stopping. -- n. One who, or that which, intercepts or stops anything on the passage. --Wiseman.
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