from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To mark or annotate with an obelus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to mark a written or printed passage with an obelus
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To designate with an obelus; to mark as doubtful or spirituous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mark with an obelisk; condemn as spurious, doubtful, or objectionable, by appending an obelisk; hence, to censure. Also obelise, and formerly obolize.
Greek obelizein, from obelos, obelus.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
We must take occasion here to obelize a custom which prevails too generally in this country.