pointed


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pointed

1. (of an arch or style of architecture employing such an arch) Gothic
2. Music (of a psalm text) marked to show changes in chanting
3. (of Hebrew text) with vowel points marked
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"Montgomery," said I, suddenly, as the outer door closed, "why has your man pointed ears?"
Everything struck your eye at once: the carved gable, the pointed roof, the turrets suspended at the angles of the walls; the stone pyramids of the eleventh century, the slate obelisks of the fifteenth; the round, bare tower of the donjon keep; the square and fretted tower of the church; the great and the little, the massive and the aerial.
-- The preceding remarks being admitted, the cannon ought to be pointed to the zenith of the place.