follow Dictionary.com

9 Grammatical Pitfalls

quillwork

[kwil-wurk] /ˈkwɪlˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
a type of decoration using softened and usually dyed porcupine or bird quills.
2.
an American Indian handicraft or utility item decorated in this manner.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for quillwork
  • Museums include quillwork, baskets, and other artwork of present day descendants of emigrant tribes.
  • The beads were much simpler to work with than quills and eventually replaced the traditional rawhide painting and quillwork.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for quillwork

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for quillwork

0
28
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for quillwork