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ˈsɪdʒ ɪlsig·il

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  1. sigilnoun

    A seal, signature or signet.

  2. sigilnoun

    A sign, image or symbol considered to be magical.

  3. sigilnoun

    A nonalphanumeric character affixed to a symbol (e.g. variable) to indicate a property such as type or scope.

  4. Etymology: From sigillum.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sigilnoun


    Etymology: sigillum, Latin.

    Sorceries to raise th’ infernal pow’rs,
    And sigils fram’d in planetary hours. John Dryden, Knight’s Tale.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sigilnoun

    a seal; a signature

  2. Etymology: [L. sigillum. See Seal a stamp.]


  1. Sigil

    Sigil is an American comic book series published by CrossGen Entertainment from July 2000 to December 2003, ending at issue forty-two. Sigil was one of the publisher's first four titles, a science fiction space opera, originally created by Mark Alessi and Gina M. Villa. The book is one of many from the publisher that took place in the Sigilverse, or the CrossGen universe. In 2011, Sigil was part of Marvel Comics' relaunch of the Crossgen Universe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sigil

    sij′il, n. a seal: a signature: an occult or magical mark.—adjs. Sig′illary, pertaining to a seal; Sig′illate, decorated, as pottery, with impressed patterns: (bot.) marked with seal-like scars.—ns. Sigillā′tion; Sigillog′raphy, knowledge of seals.—n.pl. Sig′la, abbreviations of names, &c., on seals. [L. sigillum, dim. of signum, sign.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sigil in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sigil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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