Definitions for: Quilled






Webster (1913) Definition: Quilled, a.
Furnished with quills; also, shaped like quills. ``A
sharp-quilled porcupine.'' --Shak.

Quilled suture (Surg.), a variety of stitch in which the
threads after being passed deeply through the edges of a
wound are secured about two quills or bodies of similar
shape, in order to produce a suitable degree of pressure.




Famous Quotes Containing Quilled:


To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.

-- Dennis Banks (American Educator)


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