quill pen


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quill pen

n
another name for quill2
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.quill pen - pen made from a bird's featherquill pen - pen made from a bird's feather  
pen - a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
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His face was livid, large drops rolled down his face, and in his fingers he held the fragments of a quill pen which he had torn to atoms.
There was no sound for a moment but the scratching of Sir Alfred's quill pen across the paper.
He used this pen," and she lifted a quill pen and laid it down again.
But I was then deeply absorbed in my letters, and I write with a heavy hand and a quill pen, scraping and scratching noisily over the paper.
He writes with a very noisy quill pen which seems to be screeching scorn at all who disagree with him.
Put the same feather with an ink-bottle, a book and a stack of writing-paper, and most men will swear they've seen a quill pen. So you saw that map among tropic birds and shells and thought it was a map of Pacific Islands.
I was officially introduced to the debate at the height of the squabble; and found myself one of a large party in a small room, sitting round a long table, each man of us with a new pewter inkstand, a new quill pen, and a clean sheet of foolscap paper before him.
I rejoice, however, to perceive that he wrote with a broad-pointed quill pen, and I can hardly doubt that we will find some impression upon this blotting-pad.
Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.
An open despatch-box stood on the writing-table near a few oblong sheets of paper and a scattered handful of quill pens. There was absolutely nothing else on the large flat surface except a little bronze statuette draped in a toga, mysteriously watchful in its shadowy immobility.
David said: "My previous skills were with quill pen and handbell so this has been a major leap for me from Tudor technology to the 21st century."
The doodle features Rizal along with a quill pen, an excerpt from his novels and a magnifying glass to represent his occupation as an ophthalmologist.