Associations to the word «Obelus»
OBELUS, noun. A mark (÷) used to represent division in mathematics. Also used to indicate a written or printed passage, and in ancient manuscripts to mark a word or passage as spurious or doubtful.
OBELUS, noun. A dagger mark (†) used as a reference mark in printed matter, or to indicate that a person is deceased, often used to indicate a footnote.
All our words from loose using have lost their edge.