Definition of crow quill in English:

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crow quill


1A quill pen made from a large feather of a crow’s wing, formerly used for fine writing.
1.1 (also crow-quill pen) A small, fine pen for map drawing.
Example sentences
  • Throughout his career, Millar remained true to the old school of cartoonists: All of his drawings were done with crow-quill pens and were hand-lettered.
  • His technique includes two styles - a fine-line application using a crow-quill pen and a bold-line applied by mechanical pen.
  • I use the ‘old style’ drawing tools: a crow-quill pen which is dipped into a bottle of ink and then scratched on the paper.
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