5 letter word starting with quil

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quill noun One of the large feathers of a bird’s wing, or one of the rectrices of the tail; also, the stock of such a feather., A pen for writing made by sharpening and splitting the point or nib of the stock of a feather; as, history is the proper subject of his quill., A spine of the hedgehog or porcupine., The pen of a squid. See Pen., The plectrum with which musicians strike the strings of certain instruments., The tube of a musical instrument., Something having the form of a quill, The fold or plain of a ruff., A spindle, or spool, as of reed or wood, upon which the thread for the woof is wound in a shuttle., A hollow spindle., To plaint in small cylindrical ridges, called quillings; as, to quill a ruffle., To wind on a quill, as thread or yarn.
quilt noun Anything that is quilted; esp., a quilted bed cover, or a skirt worn by women; any cover or garment made by putting wool, cotton, etc., between two cloths and stitching them together; also, any outer bed cover., To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order to confine in place the several layers of cloth and wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made; as, to quilt a coat., To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material., To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.