Cippi
Cippus Cip"pus, n.; pl. {Cippi}. [L., stake, post.] A small, low pillar, square or round, commonly having an inscription, used by the ancients for various purposes, as for indicating the distances of places, for a landmark, for sepulchral inscriptions, etc. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]

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