noun, plural ob·e·li [ob-uh-lahy] /ˈɒb əˌlaɪ/.
Origin of obelus
Examples from the Web for obelus
Historical Examples of obelus
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.]
But such was not the usage of Budaeus; he employed the obelus merely to call attention to something that interested him.A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger
Elias Avery Lowe and Edward Kennard Rand