quill: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kwil), [key]
    1. to arrange (fabric) in flutes or cylindrical ridges, as along the edge of a garment, hem, etc.
    2. to wind on a quill, as yarn.
  1. to penetrate with, or as if with, a quill or quills.
  2. to extract a quill or quills from: to quill a duck before cooking it.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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