Quill(n.) 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.
Quill(n.) 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.
Quill(n.) A spine of the hedgehog or porcupine.
Quill(n.) The pen of a squid. See Pen.
Quill(n.) The plectrum with which musicians strike the strings of certain instruments.
Quill(n.) The tube of a musical instrument.
Quill(n.) Something having the form of a quill
Quill(n.) The fold or plain of a ruff.
Quill(n.) A spindle, or spool, as of reed or wood, upon which the thread for the woof is wound in a shuttle.
Quill(n.) A hollow spindle.
Quill(v. t.) To plaint in small cylindrical ridges, called quillings; as, to quill a ruffle.
Quill(v. t.) To wind on a quill, as thread or yarn.
Quilled(a.) Furnished with quills; also, shaped like quills.
Quilled(imp. & p. p.) of Quill
Quilling(n.) A band of linen, muslin, or the like, fluted, folded, or plaited so as somewhat to resemble a row of quills.
Quilling(n.) One of the rounded plaits or flutings of such a band.
Quilling(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Quill
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