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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 interland with oaths,” to “interlard with compliments,” etc.

They interlard their native drinks with choice
Of strongest brandy.

Philips: Cider. ii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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