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ὀβελ-ός , Dor. ὀδελός , ,
2.. λίθινοςpointed square pillar, obelisk, Hdt.2.111, 170, Jul.Ep.59.
3. = ὀβολός, IG12.6.95, al., Milet.7.59 :—so in Dor. form ὀδελός , Leg.Gort.2.14, GDI5011.5 (Crete, iv B. C.), ib. 2561 D 27, al. (Delph., iv B. C.), etc. : Thess. ὀβελλός IG9(2).1229.20.
II. horizontal line,—(representation of an arrow acc. to Isid.Etym.1.21.3), used as a critical mark to point out that a passage was spurious, Gal.15.110, Luc.Pr.Im.24, Sch.Il. ip.xliii Dind. ; with an asterisk to denote misplaced lines, ibid. ; but with one point below and one above, <*>, . περιεστιγμένος, in texts of Plato, denoted τὰς εἰκαίους ἀθετήσεις, D.L.3.66.
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    • Euripides, Cyclops, 303
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    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 796
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