Part of speech: verb

To make or iron ( a fabric) with rounded plaits or ridges.

Part of speech: noun

A large, strong feather of a bird; a hollow, sharp spine of a porcupine.

Part of speech: noun

A pen.

Part of speech: noun

A rounded ridge, or fold, as in a ruffle.

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Usage examples "quill":

  1. After that the little courier came often unperceived, carrying letters to and fro; for Yvonne sent bits of paper, and Gaston wrote his answers with his blood and a quill from Blanchette's wing. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.
  2. We wound along a narrow lane, tolerably well known, I imagine, to the gentlemen of the quill, and entered Holborn. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
  3. For a mouth- piece they use a bird's quill. - "Through Five Republics on Horseback", G. Whitfield Ray.