Hi, The quote is from the story "The Oversight" by H. H. Munro. I ckecked the meanings but could not find the one makes sense. What does "run through" mean there ; thank you. "It's like a Chinese puzzle," said Lady Prowche resentfully, staring at a scribbled list of names that spread over two or three loose sheets of notepaper on her writing-table. Most of the names had a pencil mark running through them.