intermede

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French intermède, from Latin inter between + medius middle; compare Italian intermedio. See intermezzo.

Noun[edit]

intermede (plural intermedes)

  1. A short musical dramatic piece, of a light, pleasing, and sometimes burlesque character.
  2. An interlude between the acts of a play or opera.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.