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Definition of pen

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Pen 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.
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Pen Pen, n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne, fr. L. penna.] 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 graving. Graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock. --Job xix. 24. 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. Eng.]
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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 Geometric. 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.]
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Pen Pen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Penned; p. pr. & vb. n. Penning.] To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite; to compose; as, to pen a sonnet. ``A prayer elaborately penned.' --Milton.
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Pen 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. --Milton.

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 America, located in New York City PEN Center USA, part of PEN America PEN Canada, Toronto PEN Hong...
- "The Pen" is the 20th episode of Seinfeld, the third episode of the third season which first aired on October 2, 1991. This is the only episode in which...
- Pen Pen, Pen-Pen, or Penpen may refer to: Pen Pen TriIcelon, a video game released for the Sega Dreamcast Pen Pen (Neon Genesis Evangelion), a character...
- Sea pens are colonial marine cnidarians belonging to the order Pennatulacea. There 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 that dispenses ink (usually in paste form) over a metal ball at its point, i.e. over a "ball...
- A dip pen or nib pen or pen nib usually consists of a metal nib with capillary channels like those of fountain pen nibs, mounted in a handle or holder...
- 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 game created by one of the first ****anese companies...
- Marion Anne Perrine "Marine" Le Pen (French: [maʁin lə pɛn]; born 5 August 1968) is a French politician and lawyer serving as President 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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