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Definition of Obelisk

Obelisk
Obelisk Ob"e*lisk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obelisked; p. pr. & vb. n. Obelisking.] To mark or designate with an obelisk.
obelisk
Dagger Dag"ger (-g[~e]r), n. [Cf. OE. daggen to pierce, F. daguer. See Dag a dagger.] 1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace. 2. (Print.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [[dagger]]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also obelisk. Dagger moth (Zo["o]l.), any moth of the genus Apatalea. The larv[ae] are often destructive to the foliage of fruit trees, etc. Dagger of lath, the wooden weapon given to the Vice in the old Moralities. --Shak. Double dagger, a mark of reference [[dag]] which comes next in order after the dagger. To look, or speak, daggers, to look or speak fiercely or reproachfully.

Meaning of Obelisk from wikipedia

- An obelisk (/ˈɒbəlɪsk/; from Ancient Gr****: ὀβελίσκος obeliskos; diminutive of ὀβελός obelos, "spit, nail, pointed pillar") is a tall, four-sided, narrow...
- Obelisk ships were ships used to transport obelisks. Today, eight ancient Egyptian obelisks stand in Rome, though not in their original places. The first...
- The Luxor Obelisks (French: Obélisques de Louxor) are a pair of Ancient Egyptian obelisks, over 3,000 years old, carved to stand either side of the portal...
- The Obelisk of Theodosius (Turkish: Dikilitaş) is the Ancient Egyptian obelisk of Pharaoh Thutmose III re-erected in the Hippodrome of Constantinople (known...
- 076889°N 32.895450°E / 24.076889; 32.895450 The unfinished obelisk is the largest known ancient obelisk and is located in the northern region of the stone quarries...
- The Lateran Obelisk is the largest standing ancient Egyptian obelisk in the world, and it is also the tallest obelisk in Italy. It originally weighed...
- Egyptian Obelisk hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. O25 is a portrayal of the obelisk. The hieroglyph is commonly used on erected Egyptian obelisks, as there...
- The Walled Obelisk or Masonry Obelisk (Turkish: Örme Dikilitaş) is a Roman monument in the form of an obelisk in the former Hippodrome of Constantinople...
- The Obelisk Gate is a 2016 science fantasy novel by N. K. Jemisin and the second volume in the Broken Earth series—following The Fifth Season, and preceding...
- The Obelisk of Axum (Tigrinya: ሓወልቲ ኣኽሱም) is a 4th-century CE, 24-metre-tall (79-feet) phonolite stele/obelisk, weighing 160 tonnes, in the city of Axum...