Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative spelling of obelize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See obelize.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Recent editors who have taken on themselves the high office of guiding English youth in its first study of Shakespeare have proposed to excise or to obelise whole passages which the delight and wonder of youth and age alike, of the rawest as of the ripest among students, have agreed to consecrate as examples of his genius at its highest.

    A Study of Shakespeare

  • Nor needs none shaft ne stele from Phenicia or Little Asia to obelise on the spout, neither pobalclock neither folksstone, nor sunkenness in Tomar’s Wood to bewray how erpressgangs score off the rued.

    Finnegans Wake

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.