He fetched an inkhorn set into a tripod, a sandarach, and a roll of clean parchment that was tied around with a green ribbon.
There was an inkhorn and paper at a little table and he wrote a line and signed it.
Our wit is printed, not spoken; our best wits behind an inkhorn have sometimes been the veriest logs in society.
In his hand was his weapon, a pen; his skull was an inkhorn, and his cap its lid.
And when he heard her reply, he said to 'Azeez, Give me an inkhorn and paper, and a pen of brass.
He recalled this now, as he took his inkhorn from the dusty table.
They were large brown nuts or seeds, and hanging from his girdle with his pen and inkhorn they clashed when he walked.
So she said, Bring me an inkhorn and paper, and a pen of brass.
A shabby escrivano from the prison advanced bowing, with an inkhorn, shaking a wet goose-quill.
A slave then brought in a writing-table, a scroll of parchment, and an inkhorn.
The Hebrew word so rendered means simply a round vessel or cup for containing ink, which was generally worn by writers in the girdle (Ezek. 9:2, 3,11). The word "inkhorn" was used by the translators, because in former times in this country horns were used for containing ink.