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quiller

[kwil-er]
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noun
  1. a machine for quilling yarn.
  2. a person who operates such a machine.

Origin of quiller

First recorded in 1850–55; quill + -er1
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Examples from the Web for quiller

Historical Examples

  • "Quiller," he said, as one might have announced a guest of indifferent welcome.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • "One thing at a time, Quiller," said the man, spreading his hands.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • Quiller, a parasite, a person who sucks neatly through a quill.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • "He's the best of the bunch, miss," said Mrs. Quiller proudly.

    The Odds

    Ethel M. Dell

  • Merefleet looked over old Quiller's shoulder into the little kitchen.

    The Odds

    Ethel M. Dell