Edmund Morgan liked, especially, to teach his students how to make and sharpen a quill.
The second feature involves a quill and inkwell that will also be featured on the front of the note.
In Aslam's words, it's like “writing very fast with a quill whose other end is on fire.'”
“Both the quill and the inkwell are copper until you move the note,” said Lambert.
Most of West Plains learned the news from the front-page article in The quill on March 21.
A quill from his wing placed beside one from his tail on a dark ground presents quite a marked contrast.
I told him I'd tell you, and now the general's shooting off his quill at the office.
It is a genuine Cuckow: the nostrils being round, the third quill longest, and the second shorter than the fourth.
“He must have gotten out while the doors were open,” said Captain quill.
One might fancy that they had been put on with a quill rather than with a steel pen.
c.1400, "piece of reed or hollow stem of a feather," probably related to Middle High German kil "quill," from Low German quiele, of unknown origin. Meaning "pen made from a (goose) quill" is from 1550s; that of "porcupine spine" is from c.1600.
A folded matchbook cover used to hold heroin or cocaine for sniffing (1960s+ Narcotics)