A hollow spindle. Quill bit, a bit for boring resembling the half of a reed split lengthways and having its end sharpened like a gouge. Quill driver, one who works with a pen; a writer; a clerk. Quill nib, a small quill pen made to be used with a holder.
Origin: Perhaps fr. F. Quille ninepin (see Kayless); but cf. Also G. Kiel a quill. MHG. Kil, and Ir. Cuille a quill.
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... being untainted through their years of change, when the bible was put together there were no printers... each copy had to be rewritten with a quill, and then there are different versions, and as i said before, translators, there is very rarely and exact match between words in a language for ...
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