Definition of sigil in English:

sigil

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪdʒɪl
 
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noun

  • 1An inscribed or painted symbol considered to have magical power.
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    • He used to paint his sigils onto the speakers of radios - empowering the sound!
    • There seems to be only so much power a sigil can summon, so to speak.
    • He's also said to have created the Baphomet sigil, based on the inverted pentagram.
  • 1.1 archaic A seal: the supply wains bore the High King’s sigil
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    • "Then you will graciously endorse the document with your sigil," said the woman.
    • Wessex replaced the sigil within the drawer, beside another ring.
  • 1.2 literary A sign or symbol: a 1925 Buick limousine, the sigil of Tom’s naturalization

Origin

late Middle English: from late Latin sigillum 'sign'.

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