oblique case

noun

Definition of oblique case

: a grammatical case other than the nominative or vocative

First Known Use of oblique case

1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Oblique case.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oblique%20case. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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