quill

A small BOBBIN or SPOOL, usually made of paper, around which FILLING YARN is wound.

quill

  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 shaft of a feather

Quill

A quill pen is a writing implement made from a moulted flight feather (preferably a primary wing-feather) of a large bird. Quills were used for writing with ink before the invention of the dip pen, the metal-nibbed pen, the fountain pen, and, eventually, the ballpoint pen. The hand-cut goose quill is rarely used as a calligraphy tool, because many...
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QUILL

The Quintiq Logic Language (Quill) is a high level object oriented programming language created by the Dutch software company Quintiq. This language is used in Quintiq applications to create logic for specific business cases to define the behavior of the model. The language is loosely based on a mixture of C++ and Pascal. ...
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Quill

• (n.) A roll of dried bark; as, a quill of cinnamon or of cinchona. • (n.) A spine of the hedgehog or porcupine. • (n.) The fold or plain of a ruff. • (n.) The pen of a squid. See Pen. • (n.) A spindle, or spool, as of reed or wood, upon which the thread for the woof is wound in a shuttle. • (v. t.) To plaint in small...
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quill

(from the article `hair`) ...among the members of a species. Specialized hairs called vibrissae, or whiskers, serve as sensory organs for certain nocturnal animals. The ... ...cells. In the peccary the cortical envelope sends radial projections inward, the spaces between being occupied by medullary substance; and this, ... [2 related...
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quill

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. <zoology> A spine of the hedgehog or porcupine. The pen of a squid. ...
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quill

noun the hollow spine of a feather
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quill

quill pen noun pen made from a bird`s feather
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Quill

[horse] Quill (foaled 1956 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who was the 1958 Champion Two-Year-Old Filly in the United States. ...
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Quill

[satellite] Quill was an experimental United States National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) programme of the 1960s, which orbited the first synthetic aperture radar (SAR) to produce images of the Earth`s surface from space. Radar-imaging spacecraft of this design were not intended to be deployed operationally, since it was known that this syst...
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Quill

Quill noun [ Perhaps from French quille ninepin (see Kayless ); but confer also German kiel a quill. Middle High German kil , and Ir. cuille a quill.] 1. One of the large feathers of a bird's wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such ...
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Quill

Quill transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Quilled ; present participle & verbal noun Quilling .] 1. To plaint in small cylindrical ridges, called quillings; as, to quill a ruffle. « His cravat seemed qu...
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Quill

A hollow, sharp spine, made of modified hair, found on the backs of animals such as porcupines, hedgehogs, and echidnas. The hollow shaft of a feather, or a type of feather.
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Quill

A paper or cardboard tube on which weft threads are wound for use in a boat shuttle.
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quill

hollow, horny barrel of a bird`s feather, used as the principal writing instrument from the 6th century until the mid-19th century, when steel pen ... [1 related articles]
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Quill

Quill is American slang for a match-book cover folded to hold cocaine, heroin, Methedrine etc for sniffing.
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quill

quill: see pen.
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Quill

Quills are the large wing-feathers of birds. They were long used for making pens, the quills of swans being the best but the quills of geese most commonly used while Crow-quills were used to make fine writing instruments. Quills are still used to make sign writers' brushes, as the flexible quill has less tendency to cut the delicate sable hairs tha...
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Quill

section of a primary or secondary feather used in fly tying.
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quill

the hollow spine of a feather
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quill

the shaft of a bird’s feather.
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quill

[n] - pen made from a bird`s feather 2. [n] - the hollow shaft of a feather 3. [n] - a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog
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