Quilling
Quill Quill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quilling}.] 1. To plaint in small cylindrical ridges, called quillings; as, to quill a ruffle. [1913 Webster]

His cravat seemed quilled into a ruff. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

2. To wind on a quill, as thread or yarn. --Judd. [1913 Webster]


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  • quilling — [kwil′iŋ] n. a band of material fluted into small ruffles so as to resemble a row of quills …   English World dictionary

  • quilling — /ˈkwɪlɪŋ/ (say kwiling) noun 1. quilled fabric, as a decoration. See quill (def. 11b). 2. handiwork which features such decoration. 3. Also, paper quilling. decorative work featuring paper wound into tight rolls …   Australian English dictionary

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  • quilling — /kwil ing/, n. 1. the flutes or ridges in quilled material. 2. quilled fabric, lace, ribbon, etc. 3. copping. [1630 40; QUILL + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • quilling — noun the art of creating decorative designs from thin strips of curled paper …   Wiktionary

  • quilling — noun 1》 a piece of quilled lace or other fabric. 2》 a type of ornamental craftwork involving the shaping of paper, fabric, or glass into delicate pleats or folds …   English new terms dictionary

  • Oliver Quilling — 2011 Dirk Oliver Quilling (* 26. Februar 1965 in Offenbach) ist ein deutscher Politiker (CDU) und seit dem 1. März 2010 Landrat des Landkreises Offenbach. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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