square bracket


Examples of square bracket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The square brackets that conventionally indicate the first line of an untitled poem here surround an ellipsis, the typographical mark of omission. New York Times, 2 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of square bracket was in 1872

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“Square bracket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square%20bracket. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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