verb (used with object), de·led, de·le·ing.
Origin of dele
Examples from the Web for dele
I shouldn't wonder if Dele had taken them over to her aunt's, and she'll never let them come home without their supper.A Little Girl in Old New York|Amanda Millie Douglas
Page 52, dele comma between the words Tabes and Mesenterica.Remarks on the Subject of Lactation|Edward Morton
All the children's story-books were up here in a case Dele had made out of a packing box.
"Dele has quite a family on her hands," said John, when she had gone.
Old Sexton Grimwet kept getting considerable feeble, and Dele she took to helping him with his work.A Book o' Nine Tales.|Arlo Bates
British Dictionary definitions for dele
noun plural deles
verb deles, deleing or deled
Word Origin for dele
Word Origin and History for dele
typographer's direction to blot out a letter, from Latin dele, imperative singular of delere (see delete).