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- The symbol ! (an exclamation mark).
- (figuratively) A shape like an exclamation point; elongated.
1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 8, The Celebrity:
- I corralled the judge, and we started off across the fields […] . And thus we came by a circuitous route to Mohair, […] . My client welcomed the judge […] and they disappeared together into the Ethiopian card-room, which was filled with the assegais and exclamation point shields Mr. Cooke had had made at the sawmill at Beaverton.
exclamation mark — see exclamation mark
- ¡ (inverted exclamation mark/point)
- ‼ (double exclamation mark/point)
- ‽ (interrobang)
- ﹗ (small exclamation mark/point)
- ❢ (dingbat)
- ❣ (dingbat)
- ！ (fullwidth)
- ՜ (Armenian)
- ᥄ (Limbu)