Quilled



[kwild] /kwɪld/

adjective
1.
rolled or incurved into a narrow tubular form.
[kwil] /kwɪl/
noun
1.
one of the large feathers of the wing or tail of a bird.
2.
the hard, hollow, basal part of a feather.
3.
a feather, as of a goose, formed into a pen for writing.
4.
one of the hollow spines on a porcupine or hedgehog.
5.
a plectrum of a harpsichord.
6.
a roll of bark, as of cinnamon, formed in drying.
7.
a reed or other hollow stem on which yarn is wound.
8.
a bobbin or spool.
9.
a toothpick.
10.
Machinery.

11.
a musical pipe, especially one made from a hollow reed.
verb (used with object)
12.
Textiles.

13.
to penetrate with, or as if with, a quill or quills.
14.
to extract a quill or quills from:
to quill a duck before cooking it.
/kwɪl/
noun
1.

2.
a bird’s feather made into a pen for writing
3.
any of the stiff hollow spines of a porcupine or hedgehog
4.
a device, formerly usually made from a crow quill, for plucking a harpsichord string
5.
(angling) a length of feather barb stripped of barbules and used for the body of some artificial flies
6.
a small roll of bark, esp one of dried cinnamon
7.
(in weaving) a bobbin or spindle
8.
a fluted fold, as in a ruff
9.
a hollow shaft that rotates upon an inner spindle or concentrically about an internal shaft
verb (transitive)
10.
to wind (thread, yarn, etc) onto a spool or bobbin
11.
to make or press fluted folds in (a ruff)
n.

c.1400, “piece of reed or hollow stem of a feather,” probably related to Middle High German kil “quill,” from Low German quiele, of unknown origin. Meaning “pen made from a (goose) quill” is from 1550s; that of “porcupine spine” is from c.1600.
quill
(kwĭl)

noun

A folded matchbook cover used to hold heroin or cocaine for sniffing (1960s+ Narcotics)

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