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Obelisk

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(1):

(v. t.) To mark or designate with an obelisk.

(2):

(n.) An upright, four-sided pillar, gradually tapering as it rises, and terminating in a pyramid called pyramidion. It is ordinarily monolithic. Egyptian obelisks are commonly covered with hieroglyphic writing from top to bottom.

(3):

(n.) A mark of reference; - called also dagger [/]. See Dagger, n., 2.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Obelisk'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/o/obelisk.html. 1828.

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