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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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The Tombigbee Pioneer Group will offer living history demonstrations at the Parkway Visitor Center, recreating early Americans' activities from basket weaving to quill pen writing.
Today's Google doodle features Ada Lovelace writing computer codes with a quill pen seated on a desk and the paper scroll having algorithms, that forms the letters of the Google logo.
The book includes primary source photographs of the featured letters, portraits of Longfellow and his family (including his adorable shaggy dog), and various other pictures of his homes, tree-lined neighborhoods, and quill pen. Speckled throughout are samplings of his most revered poems, such as "The Village Blacksmith" and "From My Armchair," which he wrote as a gift to the Cambridge school children after they raised funds to have a gorgeous chair made for him out of a chestnut tree, which Longfellow described in his poetry.
If you plan to spend your time writing your memoirs (with an enthralling chapter of course on your exploits in the UAE) then it doesn't matter where you retire; a quill pen won't cost much anywhere.
My favorite media are watercolor, crow quill pen and charcoal.
"At every Knesset meeting we are followed by representatives from the right, yelling loudly and threatening us with expulsion, but Tibi will not be discouraged or change his position."Kalinski, 75, wrote a 1995 poem entitled "Teacher of a Defeated Hebrew Language," in which he bemoaned the use of "this language--the quill pen of our soul" to degrade Palestinians.
The Dutch master's quill pen and ink drawing - which measures about 11 inches by 6 inches (28 centimeters by 15 centimeters) - is called "The Judgment." Detectives have a hotel surveillance videotape, but it's not being made public - for now.
Though John remained unidentified until the end of the play, his role as evangelist and author was cleverly implied by the quill pen he carried in his back pocket and through his watchful presence, haunting the action from the sidelines and from behind the curtain.
Holograph lines:200 som - figure of the banknote, inscription IUI1/2IaIoI1/2Iu IaeI...I[yen]IUI1/2, and image of a quill pen. When turning a banknote from the right to the left, a direction of the quill pen should change;500 som - Sayakbai Karalaev\'s portrait and falcon, which changes the direction while turning a banknote from the right to the left;1,000 som - a figure of Jusup Balasagyn and figure of the banknote.
Instant expert A JEWELLED silver-gilt quill pen presented to Prince Aleksander Gorchakov, who mastermined Russia's foreign policy during the second half of the 19th Century, goes on sale at London auctioneers Bonhams later this year.
There's a world of difference between "subjects" and "citizens," a revision that took much more than the strokes of a quill pen to bring to life on our shores.
The entry, written with a quill pen, contains no return date.