noun, plural quillfishes (especially collectively) quillfish.
a , Ptilichthys goodei, of the Bering Sea, having an eellike body with long, many-rayed fins.
[kwil-it] /ˈkwɪl ɪt/ noun, Archaic. 1. a subtlety or quibble. /ˈkwɪlɪt/ noun 1. (archaic) a quibble or subtlety n. “a quibble,” obsolete, “prob. a corruption of L. quidlibet ‘what you please’” [Klein].
[kwil-ing] /ˈkwɪl ɪŋ/ noun 1. the flutes or ridges in material. 2. fabric, lace, ribbon, etc. 3. . [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 […]
[kee-yawn] /kiˈyɔ̃/ noun, plural quillons [kee-yawn] /kiˈyɔ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. either of two transverse projecting members forming the cross guard of a sword. /French kijɔ̃/ noun 1. (often pl) either half of the extended crosspiece of a sword or dagger
[kwil-wurt, -wawrt] /ˈkwɪlˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt/ noun 1. any fernlike, aquatic marsh plant of the genus Isoëtes, characterized by clustered, quill-like leaves bearing sporangia in their bases. /ˈkwɪlˌwɜːt/ noun 1. any aquatic tracheophyte plant of the genus Isoetes, with quill-like leaves at the bases of which are spore-producing structures: family Isoetaceae, phylum Lycopodophyta (club mosses, etc)