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fountain pen

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noun
  1. a pen with a refillable reservoir that provides a continuous supply of usually fluid ink to its point.
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Origin of fountain pen

First recorded in 1700–10
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Related Words for fountain pen

stylograph

Examples from the Web for fountain pen

Historical Examples of fountain pen

  • He showed me his fountain-pen—one of the early half-failures—with some disdain.

    On the Stairs

    Henry B. Fuller

  • He wrote a cheque with a fountain-pen heavily chased with gold.

  • He leaned over the edge of the cliff to display a folded paper and a fountain-pen.

    Hidden Gold

    Wilder Anthony

  • Ethelwynne bit her lip grimly and put the cap on her fountain-pen.

    Beatrice Leigh at College

    Julia Augusta Schwartz

  • "The Bishop" looked up at the sky, still clutching his fountain-pen.


British Dictionary definitions for fountain pen

fountain pen

noun
  1. a pen the nib of which is supplied with ink from a cartridge or a reservoir in its barrel
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