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part of speech: noun

In anc. Mss., the mark (-) or (รท) inserted, particularly in those of the septuagint, to indicate that the passage so marked is not found in the Hebrew; the line thus (-) in modern writing is employed to mark the place of a break in the sense where it is suspended, or when some awkward grammatical transition is made, but is often used instead of a(;) or(:).

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A long round piece of timber or iron tube, raised upright on the keel, through the decks, of a vessel to support the sails; any upright pole; the fruit of the oak, beech, etc., especially when used as food for swine. ...

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