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Definition of pen
PenPen Pen, n. [From Pen to shut in.]
A small inclosure; as, a pen for sheep or for pigs.
My father stole two geese out of a pen. --Shak.
Pen Pen, n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne, fr. L.
1. A feather. [Obs.] --Spenser.
2. A wing. [Obs.] --Milton.
3. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of
a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now
also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also,
originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or
Graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock. --Job
4. Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen.
``Those learned pens.' --Fuller.
5. (Zo["o]l.) The internal shell of a squid.
6. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo["o]l.) A female swan. [Prov.
pen Bow pen. See Bow-pen.
Dotting pen, a pen for drawing dotted lines.
Drawing, or Ruling, pen, a pen for ruling lines having
a pair of blades between which the ink is contained.
Fountain pen, Geometric pen. See under Fountain, and
Music pen, a pen having five points for drawing the five
lines of the staff.
Pen and ink, or pen-and-ink, executed or done with a pen
and ink; as, a pen and ink sketch.
Pen feather. A pin feather. [Obs.]
Pen name. See under Name.
Sea pen (Zo["o]l.), a pennatula. [Usually written
sea-pen.] PenPen Pen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Penned; p. pr. & vb. n.
To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite; to
compose; as, to pen a sonnet. ``A prayer elaborately
penned.' --Milton. PenPen Pen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pennedor Pent (?); p. pr. &
vb. n. Penning.] [OE. pennen, AS. pennan in on-pennan to
unfasten, prob. from the same source as pin, and orig.
meaning, to fasten with a peg.See Pin, n. & v.]
To shut up, as in a pen or cage; to confine in a small
inclosure or narrow space; to coop up, or shut in; to
inclose. ``Away with her, and pen her up.' --Shak.
Watching where shepherds pen their flocks at eve.
Meaning of pen from wikipedia
- A pen
is a common writing instrument
used to apply
ink to a surface, usually
paper, for writing
or drawing. Historically, reed pens
, quill pens
, and dip...
- English PEN
, the founding centre
of PEN International PEN
in New York City PEN Center
USA, part of PEN America PEN
Canada, Toronto PEN
- "The Pen
" is the 20th episode
of Seinfeld, the third episode
of the third season which first aired
2, 1991. This is the only episode
- Pen Pen
, or Penpen
to: Pen Pen
TriIcelon, a video
for the Sega Dreamcast Pen Pen
Evangelion), a character...
- Sea pens
are colonial marine cnidarians belonging
to the order
are 14 families within
the order; 35 extant
genera, and it is estimated...
- A ballpoint pen
, also known
as a biro or ball pen
, is a pen
ink (usually in paste
form) over a metal
ball at its point, i.e. over a "ball...
- A dip pen
or nib pen
nib usually consists
of a metal
nib with capillary channels
of fountain pen
in a handle
- Pen Pen TriIcelon
(ペンペントライアイスロン, Pen Pen
ToraiAisuron), known simply
as Pen Pen
in Europe, is a video
by one of the first
"Marine" Le Pen
(French: [maʁin lə pɛn
]; born 5 August
1968) is a French politician
and lawyer serving
of the National...
- A pen
name, also called
a nom de plume
(French: [nɔ̃ də plym]) or a literary
double, is a pseudonym
(or, in some cases, a variant
form of a real name)...
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