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Early analyses frequently grouped the rangeomorphs with sea pens, a more familiar class of invertebrates that resemble quill pens.
WHAT IS AN INDIVIDUAL? BIOLOGY SEEKS CLUES IN INFORMATION THEORY.JORDANA CEPELEWICZJULY 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The only addition made to it when in use is the insertion of a quill or straw as a mouth-piece.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
I may be a weak old fool, but I won't have them sold down there with quill wheels and warming-pans!
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
For a pen she would catch a goose, pluck a quill, and ask Billy to cut it.
A FOREST HEARTH: A ROMANCE OF INDIANA IN THE THIRTIESCHARLES MAJOR
The swish of a skirt seemed ridiculously loud in the hush, and the scratching of the judge's quill pen was noisily irritating.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The pen (calamus) was made of a reed brought to a point and cleft much as our quill pens are.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Pale Blue—light part of Starling's quill feather for wings, pale yellow silk for body, pale yellow dun hackle for legs and tail.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Twitchbell—inside of lightest part of Starling's quill feather for wings, brown hackle for legs, brown Peacock's herl for body.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
She kept her face turned from him as she answered; lightly and hurriedly her quill glided over the smooth paper.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
After arranging his paper and sharpening a quill, Marius leant back in the comfortable chair and fell into a happy musing.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
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WORDS RELATED TO QUILL

  • beard
  • bristle
  • cilium
  • coiffure
  • cowlick
  • cut
  • down
  • eyebrow
  • eyelash
  • feeler
  • fiber
  • filament
  • fluff
  • fringe
  • frizzies
  • fur
  • grass
  • haircut
  • hairstyle
  • lock
  • mane
  • mop
  • moustache
  • quill
  • ruff
  • shock
  • sideburn
  • split ends
  • strand
  • thatch
  • tress
  • tuft
  • vibrissa
  • villus
  • whiskers
  • wig
  • wool
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