Footnotes, marked with asterisks or numbers, were printed at the bottom of the page.
Other asterisks will be seen in footnote references to outside sources.
We should ourselves have placed the asterisks after the word “the.”
In printed matter usually the asterisks are used to indicate an omission.
The asterisks are intended to stand for a word used in speaking to horses.
In warnings, foot-notes, and asterisks it was particularly rich.
I will draw a veil and asterisks over what Mrs Pettigrew said.
The reader will find these notes referred to by asterisks in the text.
I will draw a veil and asterisks over what Mrs. Pettigrew said.
In quoted material, a row of asterisks represents an ellipsis.