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nibnib /nɪb/ noun [countable]  1 fountain_pen.jpg DTthe pointed metal part at the end of a pen2 his/her nibs
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nibThe forefinger of this was capped with a golden nib!The quill nib produces a crisper line as a result.Plus a recess above the nibs allows the tiles to be stacked virtually flat.I apply the paint to the nib with a brush.The nib allows for greater speed and directness of drawing.They used pens with nibs and it was a trouble not to blot the page.
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