• Obelisk Definition & Synonyms
- (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.
- (n.) A mark of reference; -- called also dagger [/]. See Dagger, n., 2.
- (v. t.) To mark or designate with an obelisk.
• Obelisking Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Obelisk