display | more...

Point"ed (?), a.


Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock.


Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing.

His moral pleases, not his pointed wit. Pope.

Pointed arch Arch., an arch with a pointed crown. -- Pointed style Arch., a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; -- more commonly called Gothic.

-- Point"ed*ly, adv. -- Point"ed*ness, n.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.