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 Interlo’per.Inter’preter (Mr.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Inter’polate (4 syl.).
 
For two or more persons to polish up something between them. Metaphorically, to insert spurious matter in a book or document; to gag. (Latin, inter polio, to polish.)   1
 


 Interlo’per.Inter’preter (Mr.). 

 
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