- kb. tugu.
- 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. A mark of reference; -- called also dagger [/]. See Dagger, n., 2.
- To mark or designate with an obelisk.
Source: Webster's Unabridged Dictionary