- The main shaft of a feather
- A pen made from a feather
- Figuratively, any pen.
- He picked up his quill and wrote a poem.
- A sharp pointed, barbed and easily detached needle-like structure that grows on the skin of a porcupine as a defense against predators.
- Italian: calamo
- Spanish: pluma
(trans-top, sharp barbed needle-like structure that grows on the skin of a porcupine)
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