- the character, used in editing and printing to indicate the beginning of a new paragraph; pilcrow.
Origin of paragraph mark
First recorded in 1850–55
Also called paragraph sign.
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At the beginning of l. 1009 is a paragraph-mark, shewing where the translation begins again.
I mark this by inserting a paragraph-mark ( ) at the beginning of each tern.