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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 obe·lisk /ˈɑbəˌlɪsk ||ˈo-/
 方尖石塔,短劍號,疑問記號

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ob·e·lisk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obelisked p. pr. & vb. n. Obelisking.] To mark or designate with an obelisk.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 ob·e·lisk n.
 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 [†].  See Dagger, n., 2.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 obelisk
      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]