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Dash

in printer's copy. One dash under a word in MS. means that the part so dashed must be printed in italics; two dashes means small capitals; three dashes, large capitals.

Cut a dash.
(See Cut.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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