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quill

(kwĭl)
n.
1. The hollow stemlike main shaft of a feather. Also called calamus.
2. Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.
3. One of the sharp hollow spines of a porcupine or hedgehog.

quill

  1. the hollow stalk of the feather of birds.
  2. a whole wing or tail feather.
  3. the spine of a porcupine.
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So now they went on again and coming presently to a pond of muddy water they tied a heavy stone to the bundle of quills and sunk it to the bottom of the pond, to avoid carrying it farther.
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Debbie covered the frame and backing panel with brain-tanned buckskin and ornamented the front surface with twin rows of porcupine quillwork, employing the overhand (one quill, two thread) sewing technique.
Porcupine quills are known to retain color, giving quill artifacts a lasting, signature vibrancy.