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That should teach him to get rid of the nasty habit of sucking the nib.

I've always looked up to you as a bit of a nib and wished I was like you.

It might not be safe to kill him; but it would be safe enough to kill Nib.

They wrangled together for a few minutes, and then Nib was handed over.

For finer writing the pen should be cut with a longer slope in the nib.

Arms or Branches.Width of nib at start, and built-up at free end.

The nearer the spring is to the end of the nib, the faster the ink flows.

The point d should be about 18 inch from the end of the nib.

I had like to have writ a strange ugly word, that was just at the nib of my pen.

To obtain a firm hold of his pen, he grasps the nib with the ends of his five fingers.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "beak or bill of a bird," Scottish variant of Old English neb (see neb). Meaning "point" (of a pen or quill) first recorded 1610s.

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