Crow-quill
Crow-quill \Crow"-quill`\ (kr?"kw?l`), n. A quill of the crow, or a very fine pen made from such a quill. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • crow-quill — crowˈ quill noun A pen made of the quill of a crow, etc, for fine writing or etching • • • Main Entry: ↑crow …   Useful english dictionary

  • crow quill — noun Etymology: crow (I) + quill (of which they were formerly made) : a narrow flexible artist s pen that is usually circular in section at the holder end and that produces a very fine line which can be thickened by slight pressure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crow-quill pen — Перо для вычерчивания тонких линий; Резец [штихель] для гравирования тонких линий …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Quill — Feathers in stages of being made into quills Ink bottle and quill A quill …   Wikipedia

  • Harpsichord — in the Flemish style Bach s Little Prelude in C major being played on a harpsichord. A harpsichord, also known by the name cembalo, is a musical instrument pla …   Wikipedia

  • Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art — The Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, or Joe Kubert School, located in Dover, New Jersey, is a three year technical school that teaches the principles of sequential art and the particular craft of the comics industry as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Guy Davenport — Guy Mattison Davenport (November 23 1927 – January 4 2005) was an American writer, translator, illustrator, painter, intellectual, and teacher.LifeGuy Davenport was born in Anderson, South Carolina, in the foothills of Appalachia on November 23,… …   Wikipedia

  • Seiki Shimizu — (b. 19?? in Japan) is best known for his work as an author writing about Japanese candlestick charting techniques used to analyze and evaluate stocks in his highly regarded book The Japanese Chart of Charts . After graduating from university,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dash Shaw — Shaw at the New York Comic Convention in Manhattan, October 8, 2010. Born April 6, 1983 (1983 04 06) (age 28) …   Wikipedia

  • Les Clark — (November 17, 1907 September 12, 1979) was the first of Disney s Nine Old Men. Joining Disney in 1927, he was the only one to work on the origins of Mickey Mouse with Ub Iwerks. The Disney Studio Walt Disney complimented Les on the lettering he… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”