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Definitions of obelisk:

part of speech: noun

A tall, four- sided tapering pillar, cut off at the top like a flat pyramid: ( print.) a dagger.

part of speech: noun

A four- sided pillar of considerable height, gradually tapering as it rises, and assuming the form of a pyramid at the top; a reference mark in printing, thus, also called a dagger.

part of speech: noun

A lofty, four- sided stone pillar shaped at the top like a pyramid; a reference mark: called also a dagger.

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