Hypertext Webster Gateway: "interposed"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Interpose \In`ter*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interposed}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Interposing}.] [F. interposer. See {Inter-},
and {Pose}, v. t.]
1. To place between; as, to interpose a screen between the
eye and the light.

Mountains interposed Make enemies of nations.

2. To thrust; to intrude; to between, either for aid or for

What watchful cares do interpose themselves Betwixt
your eyes and night? --Shak.

The common Father of mankind seasonably interposed
his hand, and rescues miserable man. --Woodward.

3. To introduce or inject between the parts of a conversation
or argument. --Milton.

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