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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: Probably from Middle Low German quiele

quill

noun
     
quill
Related topics: Animals, Birds
quill [countable]
1 also quill penSH a pen made from a large bird's feather, used in the past
2HBB a stiff bird's feather
3HBA one of the long pointed things that grow on the back of a porcupine

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