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  • v. To reject a passage of text as spurious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To set aside or reject as spurious, as by marking with an obelus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To set aside; reject as spurious.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek  (athetos, "removed") (Wiktionary)

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