quill-driver

quill-driver
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
: one that works with a pen : writer, clerk

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  • Quill driver — Quill Quill, n. [Perhaps fr. F. quille ninepin (see {Kayless}); but cf. also G. kiel a quill. MHG. kil, and Ir. cuille a quill.] 1. One of the large feathers of a bird s wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quill driver — quill driving. Facetious. a person who does a great deal of writing. [1750 60] * * * quill driver, writer; clerk (used contemptuously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • quill driver — quill driving. Facetious. a person who does a great deal of writing. [1750 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • quill-driver — n. 1. Writer, scribbler. 2. Clerk, scribe, secretary, amanuensis …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Quill — Quill, n. [Perhaps fr. F. quille ninepin (see {Kayless}); but cf. also G. kiel a quill. MHG. kil, and Ir. cuille a quill.] 1. One of the large feathers of a bird s wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quill bit — Quill Quill, n. [Perhaps fr. F. quille ninepin (see {Kayless}); but cf. also G. kiel a quill. MHG. kil, and Ir. cuille a quill.] 1. One of the large feathers of a bird s wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quill nib — Quill Quill, n. [Perhaps fr. F. quille ninepin (see {Kayless}); but cf. also G. kiel a quill. MHG. kil, and Ir. cuille a quill.] 1. One of the large feathers of a bird s wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feather driver — Feather Feath er (f[e^][th] [ e]r), n. [OE. fether, AS. fe[eth]er; akin to D. veder, OHG. fedara, G. feder, Icel. fj[ o][eth]r, Sw. fj[ a]der, Dan. fj[ae]der, Gr. ptero n wing, feather, pe tesqai to fly, Skr. pattra wing, feather, pat to fly, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fremont, California — For the unincorporated community in Yolo County, California, see Fremont, Yolo County, California. City of Fremont   City   A view of Mission Peak from Fremont …   Wikipedia

  • Writing — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Writing >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 writing writing &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 chirography chirography stelography cerography Sgm: N 1 penmanship penmanship craftmanship Sgm: N 1 quill driving quill driving …   English dictionary for students

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