interlard with


verb (used with object)
to diversify by adding or interjecting something unique, striking, or contrasting (usually followed by with ): to interlard one's speech with oaths.
(of things) to be intermixed in.
Obsolete. to mix, as fat with lean meat.

1525–35; inter- + lard; replacing enterlard < Middle French entrelarder

interlardation, interlardment, noun Unabridged
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interlard (ˌɪntəˈlɑːd)
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

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Word Origin & History

1533, "to mix with alternate layers of fat" (before cooking), from M.Fr. entrelarder, from entre- "between" + larder "to lard," from O.Fr. lard "bacon fat." Figurative sense of "diversify with something intermixed" first recorded 1563.
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