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Quill

n.1.One of the large feathers of a bird's wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather.
2.A pen for writing made by sharpening and splitting the point or nib of the stock of a feather; as, history is the proper subject of his quill.
3.(Zool.) A spine of the hedgehog or porcupine.
4.(Mus.) The plectrum with which musicians strike the strings of certain instruments.
5.(Weaving) Something having the form of a quill
6.(Pharm.) A roll of dried bark; as, a quill of cinnamon or of cinchona.
Quill bit
a bit for boring resembling the half of a reed split lengthways and having its end sharpened like a gouge.
Quill driver
one who works with a pen; a writer; a clerk.
Quill nib
a small quill pen made to be used with a holder.
- Simmonds.
v. t.1.To plaint in small cylindrical ridges, called quillings; as, to quill a ruffle.
[imp. & p. p. Quilled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Quilling.]
2.To wind on a quill, as thread or yarn.
Noun1.Quillquill - pen made from a bird's feather
Synonyms: quill pen
2.quill - a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog
3.Quillquill - any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
4.quill - the hollow shaft of a feather
Synonyms: calamus, shaft
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