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- In a silent manner; making no noise.
- Of an edit or change to a text, without explicit acknowledgment.
- 2018, James Lambert, “Setting the Record Straight: An In-depth Examination of Hobson-Jobson”, in International Journal of Lexicography, volume 31, number 4, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/ijl/ecy010, page 496:
- There never was an English-language text, either in 1561 or 1859. Yule and Burnell have silently provided a translation.
in a silent manner; making no noise