pen point


Definition of pen point

: a small thin convex metal device that tapers to a split point, fits into a holder, and is used for writing or drawing

First Known Use of pen point

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pen point was circa 1864

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Cite this Entry

“Pen point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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