Definitions

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  • adj. interlinear

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Contained between lines; written or inserted between lines already written or printed; containing interlineations

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Between lines; interlinear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. written between lines of text

Etymologies

Compare Late Latin interlinearis, French interlinéaire. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Apparently composed to celebrate the marriage of a man and woman — not necessarily a ruler and his consort — it is interpreted by Mao's interlineal commentary so as to describe the appropriate behavior of a consort:

    Empresses and Consorts

  • Within these lines she made little dots at the top and bottom of stubby perpendicular strokes, and strange interlineal hieroglyphics, and sweeping curves, all of which would have puzzled an

    The Place of Honeymoons

  • The most curious feature of the performance is that here again it is from end to end a travesty of Éliphas Lévi, slice after slice from his chief writings, combined with interlineal additions, which give them a sense diametrically opposed to that of the great magus.

    Devil-Worship in France or The Question of Lucifer

  • You deceiver! the hymn is without the interlineal version for the non-Iranians.

    Chips From A German Workshop. Vol. III. Essays on Literature, Biography, and Antiquities

  • Book “on the plan recommended by Mr. Locke,” was published in 1839, which had been already preceded by “a selection from the Metamorphoses of Ovid, adapted to the Hamiltonian system, by a literal and interlineal translation,” published by James Hamilton, the author of the Hamiltonian system.

    The Metamorphoses of Ovid Literally Translated into English Prose, with Copious Notes and Explanations

  • Book “on the plan recommended by Mr. Locke,” was published in 1839, which had been already preceded by “a selection from the Metamorphoses of Ovid, adapted to the Hamiltonian system, by a literal and interlineal translation,” published by James Hamilton, the author of the Hamiltonian system.

    The Metamorphoses of Ovid Vol. I, Books I-VII

  • The Lord's Prayer for the Greek and the interlineal transliterated Aramaic and Hebrew versions.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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