Etymology 1 edit
A variant of interpunct
interpoint (plural interpoints)
- (typography) Synonym of ⟨·⟩.
Etymology 2 edit
- (transitive, obsolete) To mark with stops or pauses; to punctuate.
- 1595, Samuel Daniel, “(please specify the folio number)”, in The First Fowre Bookes of the Ciuile Wars between the Two Houses of Lancaster and Yorke, London: […] P[eter] Short for Simon Waterson, →OCLC:
- Her heart commands, her words should pass out first, / And then her sighs should interpoint her words; / The whiles her eyes out into tears should burst.