from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A notation made between the lines, especially in a handwritten document
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of interlining.
- n. That which is interlined; a passage, word, or line inserted between lines already written or printed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of interlining; alteration or correction, as of written or printed matter, by interlinear insertion; also, that which is interlined; specifically, in law, an alteration made in a written instrument by inserting any matter after it is engrossed.
The condition of the little pages of manuscript where Death stopped his hand, shows that he had carried them about, and often taken them out of his pocket here and there, for patient revision and interlineation.
Excuse my interlineation of this correction of my post: "...than the private citizen should be telling the office-seeker what to say."
[The following three paragraphs were begun by JA as an interlineation in the MS and then continued on a separate sheet marked for insertion ahead of the entry of 17 April, below.]
At the end of this title, interlined by another hand, follow the words "_newly, overseer ... ignorants_;" but these words are also struck through and re-written on the preceding leaf, on which, written by the same hand by which the interlineation was made (Garnet's, as it would seem), the title stands, --
The MSS. looks as if expressly written for interlineation.
[DR] (MS. interlineation in a copy among the King's pamphlets.) xxiv.
He made the interlineation, rolled the scroll and sealed it.
In the will of the "Bard of Avon" is an interlineation in his own handwriting -- "I give unto my wife my brown best bed, with the furniture."
A few sentences more or a paragraph of the note and another interlineation of this kind.
His lectures on Physics are written elegantly and clearly, without interlineation, and embracing the latest researches of his time.
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