Obeli



[ob-uh-luh s] /ˈɒb ə ləs/

noun, plural obeli
[ob-uh-lahy] /ˈɒb əˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a mark (− or ÷) used in ancient manuscripts to point out spurious, corrupt, doubtful, or superfluous words or passages.
/ˈɒbɪləs/
noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1.
a mark (— or ÷) used in editions of ancient documents to indicate spurious words or passages
2.
another name for dagger (sense 2)

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    [ob-uh-lahyz] /ˈɒb əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), obelized, obelizing. 1. to mark (a word or passage) with an obelus. /ˈɒbɪˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to mark (a word or passage) with an obelus

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