Noun(1) pen made from a bird's feather(2) a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog(3) any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird(4) the hollow spine of a feather
(1) Now no-one's suggesting that we all go back to the old leather bound ledgers, with the day's business written in copperplate with a feather quill .(2) he leant over his writing desk, quill in hand(3) His head bent in deep thought, he bit his lip in uncertainty while lowering his quill to the parchment.(4) Outside the banquet hall there was a small oak table, upon which rested a yellowed parchment and a droopy quill of some exotic bird.(5) Any suitable material may be used, including quill , parchment, wood, ivory, bone, horn, tortoiseshell, and plastic.(6) These elaborately painted masks represent a pair of horned animals, each with a porcupine quill sprouting from its head.(7) Lowering his quill once more, the ink trailed in a continuous line, curving and twisting on the paper.(8) She rummaged through it and pulled out a thick leather bound book, a feathered quill and a small pot of ink.(9) I was actually stuck with a porcupine quill once and had to go to the hospital to get it out.(10) Each quill is conspicuously marked with black and white bands.(11) Red's legacy as the color used in correcting papers and marking mistakes goes back to the 1700s, the era of the quill pen .(12) The film shows the surgeon teaching his students by illustrating the successful procedure he has just carried out - he uses forceps as a quill pen and the patient's blood as his ink.(13) A candle sat on the left corner of the desk, next to which sat a quill pen , a blotter, an inkwell, and various other writing necessities.(14) In anger, she attacks the porcupine, and her nose is filled with quills .(15) Meeting a porcupine, he knows its tricks; he was a victim of its quills before.(16) When the quills begin to loosen, the bird removes them and is then ready to care for the new feathers.
(1) quill pen :: eQuill ipeni
1. calamus ::
2. quill pen ::
3. flight feather ::
Different Formsquill, quills
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