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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A reference mark (‡) used in printing and writing. Also called diesis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The typographical sign ‡ that is used to indicate a footnote or reference

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a mark of reference [‡] which comes next in order after the dagger.
  • adj. a reference mark (‡) next to the dagger (†) in order; a diesis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote


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