Gk. epi, "in addition" and
exegeisthai, "to explain"
|When one interprets what one has just said. A kind of redefinition or self-interpretation (often signaled by constructions such as "that is to say...").|
|I'm afraid we've run up against the bamboo curtainthat is to say, an economic and political barrier in the East as real as the iron curtain has been in the West.|
|Sources:||Peacham (1577) T1r|