Pointed

Definition of Pointed

Point´ed
a.1.Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock.
2.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.

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