Definition of Obeliscal

1. a. Formed like an obelisk.



Definition of Obeliscal

1. Adjective. Formed like an obelisk. ¹

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Definition of Obeliscal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obeliscal

obeisantly
obeisaunce
obeisaunces
obeisaunt
obeism
obeisms
obeli
obelia
obeliac
obeliad
obelias
obelin
obelion
obelions
obelisc
obeliscal (current term)
obelise
obelised
obelises
obelising
obelisk
obelisklike
obelisks
obelism
obelisms
obelize
obelized
obelizes
obelizing
obelus

Literary usage of Obeliscal

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1. A History of Lowell by Charles Cowley (1868)
"... —the obeliscal chimnies curtaining the heavens with smoke,— the spires of churches, belfries of factories, and gables o houses,—the radiant cross of St. ..."

2. Hermes Britannicus: A Dissertation on the Celtic Deity, Teutates, the by William Lisle Bowles (1828)
"Egyptian origin of Hermes, the Celtic Mercury—Origin of the obeliscal representation—Knowledge of him conveyed to the Britons by Phoenicians—An idea of the ..."

3. The Lost Solar System of the Ancients Discovered by John Wilson (1856)
"When the axis bisects the obeliscal area, and another straight line drawn from ... So that this geometrical obeliscal representation of the laws of gravity ..."

4. Egyptian belief and modern thought by James Bonwick (1878)
"Again: " When the axis bisects the obeliscal area, and another straight line drawn from the apex represents the axis of the ..."

5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1878)
"The beards of the Assyrian monuments, so evidently conventional, are of the obeliscal form, typifying the same dogma. The wings of Mercury, the prongs of ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1834)
"The smaller tapering or obeliscal stones, he says, are composed of greenstone rock, which occurs no where nearer than the ‘environs of Dartmoor on the West, ..."

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