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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: obelisk(0.01147 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to obelisk.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering
towards a pyramidal top
2: a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference
or footnote [syn: dagger]
English → English (gcide)
obelisk \ob"e*lisk\ ([o^]b"[e^]*l[i^]sk), n. [L. obeliscus, Gr.
'obeli`skos, dim. of 'obelo`s a spit, a pointed pillar: cf.
1. 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.
2. (Print.) A mark of reference; -- called also dagger
[[dagger]]. See Dagger, n., 2.
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,
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
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 daggers, or To speak daggers, to look or speak
fiercely or reproachfully.