Etymology: Latin interloqui to speak between, issue an interlocutory decree, from inter- + loqui to speak
- A person who takes part in dialogue or conversation.
- 1894, Calvin Thomas, "The Teacher's Outfit in German," The School Review, vol. 2, no. 7, p. 406,
- :Explanations which continually remind one's of one's ignorance are a great damper upon the easy flow of talk.
- A man in the middle of the line in a minstrel show who questions the end men and acts as leader.
- 1991, Maureen Costonis, "Martha Graham's American Document: A Minstrel Show in Modern Dance Dress," American Music, vol. 9, no. 3, p. 299,
- :The "" greeted the audience and engaged in comical repartee with the "end men," named Tambo and Bones.
- (context, Scotland, Law) A decree of a court.
- 1869, "The Judicial System of Scotland," The American Law Register (1852-1891), vol. 17, no. 5, p. 257,
- :A decree of the English Court of Chancery is not entitled to more respect in Scotland than a decree () of the Scottish Court of Session in England.
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