quillwork

noun
quill·work | \ ˈkwil-ˌwərk \

Definition of quillwork 

: ornamental work in porcupine or bird quills

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Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018 Demonstrations include flint knapping, 17th century medicines, open hearth cooking, quillwork, finger weaving, military drills and arms and armor. Courant Community, "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of quillwork

1843, in the meaning defined above

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