noun, plural ob·e·li [ob-uh-lahy]. /ˈɒb əˌlaɪ/.
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The purpose of the doubly pointed obelus is plainly indicated here, as it accompanies two of these catchwords.
But such was not the usage of Budaeus; he employed the obelus merely to call attention to something that interested him.
In his peculiar notation, Asides are marked by inverted commas, and obvious stage business is indicated by an obelus.The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]|William Shakespeare