Definition of “quill” - English Dictionary

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“quill” in British English

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quillnoun [ C ]

uk /kwɪl/ us /kwɪl/

any of the long sharp pointed hairs on the body of a porcupine

also quill pen a pen made from a bird's feather, used in the past

(Definition of “quill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“quill” in American English

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quillnoun [ C ]

us /kwɪl/

a long, sharp point on a porcupine, or a large feather with the end cut to a sharp point that was used, esp. in the past, as a pen

(Definition of “quill” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)