Definition of sigil in English:

sigil

Line breaks: sigil
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪdʒɪl
 
/

noun

1An inscribed or painted symbol considered to have magical power.
More example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • "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'.

More definitions of sigil

Definition of sigil in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkroudˌsôrs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…