I'd like to know whether its possible to do special characters like so in tcsh prompt running on gnome-terminal.
I remember seeing a 'skelton-head' in someone's prompt a while back. Things like that. you get the idea.
You can print a skull and cross bones if the font you're using includes it by doing:
then you can copy and paste the character in the position you want it in your prompt definition, for example:
You can make your prompt persistent by adding that assignment to your