动词过去式:quilled 过去分词:quilled 现在分词:quilling 第三人称单数:quills
1 (a) (also `quill-feather) large feather from the wing or tail （翅膀或尾部的）大羽毛. =>illus at feather 见feather插图.
(b) (also quill-`pen) (formerly) pen made from the hollow stem of this （旧时）（用羽毛管做的）羽毛笔.
2 (usu pl 通常作复数) long sharp stiff spine of a porcupine （豪猪的长而硬的）刺.
Probably from Middle Low German
a pen made from a large bird's feather, used in the past
a stiff bird's feather
one of the long pointed things that grow on the back of a porcupine