Interstice

Definition of Interstice

In`ter´stice
n.1.
1.That which intervenes between one thing and another; especially, a space between things closely set, or between the parts which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval; as, the interstices of a wall.
2.(R. C. Ch.) An interval of time; specifically (R. C. Ch.), in the plural, the intervals which the canon law requires between the reception of the various degrees of orders.
Nonobservance of the interstices . . . is a sin.
- Addis & Arnold.

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