Definition: 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.
Definition: A mark of reference; -- called also dagger [/]. See
Dagger, n., 2.
Definition: To mark or designate with an obelisk.