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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enterlace.

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Examples

  • But being risen from the Table, they began their dances, among which, many sweet Sonnets were enterlaced, with such delicate Tunes as moved admiration.

    The Decameron

  • Beyond the flower garden, in front of the house, there was a large square walk, thickly enterlaced with lime trees.

    Virgin Soil

  • And some verses made of _monosillables_ and _bissillables_ enterlaced as this of th'Earles,

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • _Soueraine God_, or two bissillables and that is plesant thus, _Restore againe_, or with foure monosillables, and that is best of all thus, _When I doe thinke_, I finde no fauour in a meetre of three sillables nor in effect in any odde, but they may be vsed for varietie sake, and specially being enterlaced with others the meetre of six sillables is very sweete and dilicate as thus.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • Golden Asse, conteining the Metamorphosie of Lucius Apuleius, enterlaced with an excellent Narration of the Marriage of Cupido and Psiches, set out in the iiii.v. and vi.

    Notes and Queries, Number 65, January 25, 1851

  • Soueraine God, or two bisillables and that is plesant thus, Restore againe, or with foure monosillables, and that is best of all thus, When I doe think, I finde no fauour in a meetre of three sillables nor in effect in any odde, but they may be vsed for varietie sake, and specially being enterlaced with others: the meetre of six sillables is very sweete and dilicate as thus.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • The second all of monosillables, and all of the foote Iambus, the third all of trisillables, and all of the foote dactilus, your fourth of one bisillable, and two monosillables interlarded, the fift of one monosillable and two bisillables enterlaced, and the rest of other sortes and scituations, some by degrees encreasing, some diminishing: which example I haue set downe to let you perceiue what pleasant numerosity in the measure and disposition of your words in a meetre by curious wits & these with other like were the obseruations of the Greeke and Latine versifiers.

    The Arte of English Poesie

  • The hole hystorie of this matter is so enterlaced with miracles, that Polydor himselfe (who beleaved them better then I) began to delye with it; sayinge, _that Monkes weare much delighted with them_ "

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 1

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