Interlacing arches
Interlace In`ter*lace", v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Interlaced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interlacing}.] [OE. entrelacen, F. entrelacer. See {Inter-}, and {Lace}.] To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave. [1913 Webster]

Severed into stripes That interlaced each other. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

The epic way is everywhere interlaced with dialogue. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Interlacing arches} (Arch.), arches, usually circular, so constructed that their archivolts intersect and seem to be interlaced. [1913 Webster]


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