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)



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