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1. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog.

Synonyms

  • hedgehog
  • Erinaceus europaeus
  • porcupine
  • Erinaceus europeaeus

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

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Rhymes with Quill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill

Sentences with quill


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull the end of the silk thread through the ring and around the top of the quill.

2. Adjective
Place the second feather, quill end down, on the left side of the “front” mark.

3. Proper noun, plural
Place the quill down on to the recessed circular shape on the quilling board.

Quotes about quill


1. You know, it's hard work to write a book. I can't tell you how many times I really get going on an idea, then my quill breaks. Or I spill ink all over my writing tunic.
- Ellen DeGeneres, The Funny Thing Is...

2. For once the disease of reading has laid upon the system it weakens so that it falls an easy prey to that other scourge which dwells in the ink pot and festers in the quill. The wretch takes to writing.
- Virginia Woolf, Orlando

3. A fine gentleman like that, they said, had no need of books. Let him leave books, they said, to the palsied or the dying. But worse was to come. For once the disease of reading has laid hold upon the system it weakens it so that it falls an easy prey to that other scourge which dwells in the ink pot and festers in the quill. The wretch takes to writing.
- Virginia Woolf, Orlando

2. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] pen made from a bird's feather.

Synonyms

  • pen

3. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] the hollow spine of a feather.

Synonyms

  • rib
  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • calamus

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • enable
  • last
  • inessential

4. quill

noun. ['ˈkwɪl'] any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird.

Synonyms

  • plume
  • pinion
  • plumage
  • primary
  • primary feather
  • primary quill
  • tail feather
  • quill feather
  • wing
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • unimportant
  • incidental
  • derived
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