|note of admiration (!)|
|Definition - An obsolete name for the ! symbol when — according to the OED – it is "affixed to words, phrases, or sentences, intended to be uttered with an intonation of exclamation or surprise."|
Example - I can't believe that the King and Camillo like peanut butter and onion sandwiches!
Oxford English Dictionary - The term's first citation is from 1611:
"The changes I perceiued in the King and Camillo, were very Notes of admiration."
(Shakes. Wint. T. v. ii. 12)