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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Diesis  \Di"e*sis\,  n.;  pl  {Dieses}.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  to 
  let  go  through  dissolve;  dia`  through  +  ?  to  let  go  send.] 
  1.  (Mus.)  A  small  interval,  less  than  any  in  actual  practice, 
  but  used  in  the  mathematical  calculation  of  intervals. 
  2.  (Print.)  The  mark  [dag];  --  called  also  {double  dagger}.