keelyvine pen

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Gaelic cil ruddle.

Noun[edit]

keelyvine pen (plural not attested)

  1. (Scotland, dialect) A pencil of black lead.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.