One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A horizontal line drawn or printed above a line of text, mathematical symbol, etc.
2A caption set above an illustration, especially in a newspaper or periodical.
with object To draw a line over or above (a piece of writing, mathematical symbol, etc.).
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. From over- + line<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Whig Review. From over- + line, perhaps after underline.
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