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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·cel v. i. [imp. & p. p. Canceled or Cancelled p. pr. & vb. n. Canceling or Cancelling.]
 1. To inclose or surround, as with a railing, or with latticework. [Obs.]
    A little obscure place canceled in with iron work is the pillar or stump at which . . . our Savior was scourged.   --Evelyn.
 2. To shut out, as with a railing or with latticework; to exclude. [Obs.] Canceled from heaven.”
 3. To cross and deface, as the lines of a writing, or as a word or figure; to mark out by a cross line; to blot out or obliterate.
    A deed may be avoided by delivering it up to be cancelled; that is, to have lines drawn over it in the form of latticework or cancelli; though the phrase is now used figuratively for any manner of obliterating or defacing it.   --Blackstone.
 4. To annul or destroy; to revoke or recall.
    The indentures were canceled.   --Thackeray.
    He was unwilling to cancel the interest created through former secret services, by being refractory on this occasion.   --Sir W. Scott.
 5. Print. To suppress or omit; to strike out, as matter in type.
 Canceled figures Print, figures cast with a line across the face., as for use in arithmetics.
 Syn: -- To blot out; obliterate; deface; erase; efface; expunge; annul; abolish; revoke; abrogate; repeal; destroy; do away; set aside. See Abolish.