• Quilling Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One of the rounded plaits or flutings of such a band.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Quill
  3. (n.) A band of linen, muslin, or the like, fluted, folded, or plaited so as somewhat to resemble a row of quills.

• Quill Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A roll of dried bark; as, a quill of cinnamon or of cinchona.
  2. (n.) A spine of the hedgehog or porcupine.
  3. (n.) The fold or plain of a ruff.
  4. (n.) The pen of a squid. See Pen.
  5. (n.) A spindle, or spool, as of reed or wood, upon which the thread for the woof is wound in a shuttle.
  6. (v. t.) To plaint in small cylindrical ridges, called quillings; as, to quill a ruffle.
  7. (n.) Something having the form of a quill
  8. (n.) One of the large feathers of a birds wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather.
  9. (n.) The tube of a musical instrument.
  10. (n.) A hollow spindle.
  11. (n.) A pen for writing made by sharpening and splitting the point or nib of the stock of a feather; as, history is the proper subject of his quill.
  12. (n.) The plectrum with which musicians strike the strings of certain instruments.
  13. (v. t.) To wind on a quill, as thread or yarn.

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