Definition of Obelize

1. v. t. To designate with an obelus; to mark as doubtful or spirituous.



Definition of Obelize

1. Verb. to mark a written or printed passage with an obelus ¹

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Definition of Obelize

1. to mark with an obelus [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obelize

obelias
obelin
obelion
obelions
obelisc
obeliscal
obelise
obelised
obelises
obelising
obelisk
obelisklike
obelisks
obelism
obelisms
obelize (current term)
obelized
obelizes
obelizing
obelus
obento
obentos
oberon
oberration
oberrations
obes
obese
obesely
obeseness
obesenesses

Literary usage of Obelize

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1. Dictionary of Hard Words by Robert Morris Pierce (1910)
"(tapering rectangular shaft or column; also, obelus) 'ebi-hsk. obelize v. mark with an obelus; condemn as spurious [also spelt ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"In manuscripts where it still existed it was marked with the obelus, and like so many other obelize 1 passages has perished. ..."

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