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  1. quill, quill pennoun

    pen made from a bird's feather

    Synonyms:
    flight feather, calamus, shaft, quill feather, pinion, quill pen

  2. quillnoun

    a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog

    Synonyms:
    flight feather, calamus, shaft, quill feather, pinion, quill pen

  3. flight feather, pinion, quill, quill feathernoun

    any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird

    Synonyms:
    quill pen, calamus, flight feather, quill feather, shaft, pinion, pennon

  4. quill, calamus, shaftnoun

    the hollow spine of a feather

    Synonyms:
    beam, shaft, peter, pecker, diaphysis, myrtle flag, ray of light, flight feather, cock, rotating shaft, pinion, shaft of light, dick, barb, prick, sweet flag, genus Calamus, scape, slam, flagroot, quill feather, spear, dig, calamus, tool, lance, light beam, gibe, quill pen, beam of light, putz, jibe, irradiation, sweet calamus, ray, shot

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  1. List of paraphrases for "quill":

    feather, plume, pen

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How to use quill in a sentence?

  1. Cat Ellington:

    Nearly everything I do is independent. It's my nature, what being fiercely independent. And publishing my written works of literature under my own imprint—Quill Pen Ink Publishing—is no different.

  2. AMYNE E. QASEM:

    If we give the bureaucrats absolute power, in the coming years will see the government uses the quill instead of the pen .

  3. Kensington Palace:

    It is customary for Supporters of the shield to be assigned to Members of the Royal Family, and for wives of Members of the Royal Family to have one of their husband's Supporters and one relating to themselves, the Supporter relating to The Duchess of Sussex is a songbird with wings elevated as if flying and an open beak, which with the quill represents the power of communication.


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