- n pen made from a bird's feather
- n a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog
- n any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
- n the hollow spine of a feather
- A broad goose quill is the favorite writing implement of Paul von Hindenburg, President of the German Republic.
- Scientist Joseph Priestly, in 1780, designed and ordered made a steel pen that resembled a quill, just as anciently the quill imitated the reed.
- So as a no longer hip person and and putting all my chips on the table here an ex-Wall Street Journal reporter, I am plucking my quill, or dipping it, or whatever we did to .
News & Articles
- Catskills to Pay Tribute to McGann
THE Weldon House headquarters of the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural and Sports Center will soon be abuzz with the arrival of hundreds of traditional Irish music aficionados and students as the days of the Catskills Irish Arts Week (CIAW) draw nigh.
June 26, 2013 - Irish Central
- IABC Members Bring Home the Gold From New York
The International Association of Business Communicators announced their 2013 Gold Quill "Best of Show," Sharon Berzok, Jake Whittmer, and Business Issue Award winners at the 2013 Gold Quill Gala, ...
June 25, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
- Canadian Company Wins 3 Top International Awards for Speakcheck® Diagnostic That Measures How Effectively A Leader ...
NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Last night, Leading Communicators Inc. received three top global awards from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) at the Gold Quill Awards ceremony ...
June 25, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Jonathan Zittrain in Seattle Post Intelligencer
It's not just a tool, it's a culture,said Jonathan Zittrain, a former Harvard Law School professor who teaches Internet governance and regulation at Oxford University in England. "The idea that exactly one person has to hold the quill at...
- William Shakespeare in Sydney Morning Herald
It's as if my quill is broken, as if the organ of my imagination has dried up, as if the proud tower of my genius has collapsed,Shakespeare says.
- John Cheever in New York Times
He was a widely acknowledged master of the short story, in a league with Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Updike, who said that Cheever wrote "as if with the quill from the wing of an angel."