crow quill

noun

Definition of crow quill

: a narrow flexible artist's pen that is usually circular in section at the holder end and that produces a very fine line which can be thickened by slight pressure

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History and Etymology for crow quill

crow entry 1 + quill (of which they were formerly made)

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“Crow quill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crow%20quill. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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