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fountain pen

noun
1.
a pen with a refillable reservoir that provides a continuous supply of usually fluid ink to its point.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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Examples for fountain pen
  • Shepherd says a fountain pen produces the nicest script, but a roller-ball pen is fine.
  • Please bring me a bicycle, a fountain pen, and a rifle.
  • At the close of the evening the honor guest was presented with a beautiful fountain pen.
British Dictionary definitions for fountain pen

fountain pen

noun
1.
a pen the nib of which is supplied with ink from a cartridge or a reservoir in its barrel
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