interlineation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

interlineate +‎ -ion

Noun[edit]

interlineation (plural interlineations)

  1. A notation made between the lines, especially in a handwritten document
    • 1904, Elizabeth Miller, The Yoke[1]:
      He made the interlineation, rolled the scroll and sealed it.
    • 1909, Emerson Hough, 54-40 or Fight[2]:
      He turned to the table and took up a long, folded document, which I saw was done in his cramped hand and with many interlineations.
    • 1920, B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols, Searchlights on Health[3]:
      Erasures, blots, interlineations always spoil the beauty of any letter.

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