An instrument for writing or drawing with ink, typically consisting of a metal nib or ball, or a nylon tip, fitted into a metal or plastic holder
A small enclosure in which sheep, pigs, cattle, or other domestic animals are kept
A female swan
Short for penitentiary111.
International Association of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists
The occupation or practice of writing
An arch, an archway; an arched or vaulted roof or canopy; the vaulted ground floor of a tower or fortified building; a covered passage or entry; (in later use) especially one leading off a street frontage.
you'll need a pen and paper
a sheep pen
A pen that has to be dipped in ink
A pen that uses a gel-based ink, combining the permanence of oil-based ballpoint ink and the smooth glide of water-based ink
A pen in which hogs are kept; a pigpen.
(Of an animal) fed in a pen, stall, etc.; hand-fed.
(Also with capital initial.) A small cylindrical weapon resembling a fountain pen, from which bullets, tear gas, or some other disabling agent can be discharged.
A person with whom one becomes friendly by exchanging letters, especially someone in a foreign country whom one has never met
A marine coelenterate related to the corals, forming a feather-shaped colony with a horny or calcareous skeleton
= ball-point pen.
An enclosure for the storage of coal.
A product in the form of a pen-like instrument that contains liquid adhesive
A small, slender hand-held device emitting a laser beam, used for scanning bar-codes.
A handheld, penlike photosensitive device held to the display screen of a computer terminal for passing information to the computer
Designating or relating to a computer controlled by an electronic pen.
A case or container for a pen or pens.
(Chiefly attributive) designating a mechanism that drives a pen, such as that of a plotter or recording device.
A squid, a calamary. Compare pen. Now archaic.
The shape of a character written by hand, especially as influenced by the writing instrument or the way it is used.
Originally: a person who makes and mends quill pens (now rare). Now usually: a person, machine, or company that manufactures pens.
Each of two or more shearers who shear sheep from the same pen.
An assumed name used by a writer instead of their real name
A pond formed by a dam at the head of a mill-lead.
A large, wedge-shaped, bivalve mollusk of warm seas that burrows into the seabed where it attaches itself by strong byssus threads
A resilient kind of steel used for pen nibs.
A narrow tray for pens, often forming part of an inkstand.
Something written, especially by a scribe on a manuscript, to test a pen.
her pen name was Annabelle Lord
A pen with a writing point made of felt or other tightly packed fibers, typically containing a brightly colored ink
A pen, especially a dip pen, with a very fine nib.
A felt-tip pen with a broad tip
The owner, overseer, or manager of a plantation or farm, now especially a farm on which livestock is reared.
The management of a farm, especially for rearing livestock.
Now rare, a picture executed in pen.
Another term for pencil pusher.
To record (a variable measured quantity) by means of a pen recorder.
An ink mark made by a pen; a character written by hand.
Having a tail resembling a feather, or a quill pen. Chiefly in pen-tailed tree shrew noun a very small tree shrew, Ptilocercus lowii (family Tupaiidae), of the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo, having a fringe of long, stiff hairs at the end of its tail.
A pen for use with a plotter.
Designating, of, or relating to a letter or letters written anonymously and with malicious, libellous, or abusive intent.
A fountain pen designed to take ink cartridges.