Definition of Obelising
1. obelise [v] - See also: obelise
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Literary usage of Obelising
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sketches: Critical and Biographic by Thomas De Quincey (1857)
"One mighty bucket of ink thrown over the whole will execute the critical sentence; but, as to obelising, that is no better than snapping pocket-pistols in a ..."
2. The Springs of Helicon: A Study in the Progress of English Poetry from by John William Mackail (1909)
"Even in the few lines which we may feel inclined to agree with him in obelising, even in the few words which we may feel inclined to agree with him in ..."
3. The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan by Dodgson Hamilton Madden (1897)
"Now in this, and in similar cases, the editor, I venture to suggest, hest discharges his duties by obelising or italicising the corrupt word or passage, ..."