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Interlace  v. t. & v. i.  (past & past part. interlaced; pres. part. interlacing)  To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave. "Severed into stripes That interlaced each other." "The epic way is everywhere interlaced with dialogue."
Interlacing arches (Arch.), arches, usually circular, so constructed that their archivolts intersect and seem to be interlaced.

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"Interlace" Quotes from Famous Books

... by little by the smoking dishes, by the sweet cider, they talk; soon their words interlace, light, rapid and sonorous, with an excessive rolling of the r. They talk in their mysterious language, the origin of which is unknown and which seems to the men of the other countries in Europe more distant than Mongolian or Sanskrit. They tell stories of ...
— Ramuntcho • Pierre Loti

... for people's taste. The place is lovely. Underfoot, it's quite overgrown with mosses; and the branches interlace overhead. Where the sun filters through, you get adorable effects of light and shadow. It's fearfully romantic; perfect for making love in, and that sort of thing. Oh, if all the women hereabouts hadn't such hawk-like noses! You see, the Duke of Wellington was here ...
— Grey Roses • Henry Harland

... drive away such, as bring thee information, as meddlers; but accept of them in good part. The vices of authority are chiefly four: delays, corruption, roughness, and facility. For delays: give easy access; keep times appointed; go through with that which is in hand, and interlace not business, but of necessity. For corruption: do not only bind thine own hands, or thy servants' hands, from taking, but bind the hands of suitors also, from offering. For integrity used doth the one; but integrity professed, and with a ...
— Essays - The Essays Or Counsels, Civil And Moral, Of Francis Ld. - Verulam Viscount St. Albans • Francis Bacon

Words linked to "Interlace" :   ravel, enlace, lace, wattle, untwine, twist, pleach, plash, entwine, interlock, tangle, take hold, hold, wind

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