obelism

obelize

[ob-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), obelized, obelizing.
to mark (a word or passage) with an obelus.
Also, especially British, obelise.


Origin:
1605–15; < Greek obelízein, equivalent to obel(ós) obelus + -izein -ize

obelism, noun
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obelize or obelise (ˈɒbɪˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to mark (a word or passage) with an obelus
 
[C17: from Greek obelizein]
 
obelise or obelise
 
vb
 
[C17: from Greek obelizein]

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