From the literal sense of “to intersperse with alternate layers of lard (and/or other fats)”, existing since Middle English, from French entrelarder, from entre-, “inter-” + larder, “to lard”.
interlard (third-person singular simple present interlards, present participle interlarding, simple past and past participle interlarded)
- Bloat or embellish (something) by including (often minor and extraneous) details at regular intervals.
Last modified on 19 May 2013, at 18:42
- ^ The Concise Oxford English Dictionary [Eleventh Edition]