Definitions of pen

  1. To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite; to compose; as, to pen a sonnet.
  2. To shut up or confine; write.
  3. To shut up: to confine in a small inclosure:- pr. p. penning; pa. t. and pa. p. penned or pent.
  4. To write:- pr. p. penning; pa. t. and pa. p. penned.
  5. To inclose in a pen; confine.
  6. To write.
  7. To shut in a pen; to coop.
  8. To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite.
  9. To confine in a pen or in a narrow place; to coop; to incage.
  10. Pening.
  11. Almost; nearly; used in words of Latin origin; as, penultimate.
  12. To shut up, as in a pen or cage; to confine in a small inclosure or narrow space; to coop up, or shut in; to inclose.
  13. a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
  14. an enclosure for confining livestock
  15. female swan
  16. a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play
  17. To write; to compose.
  18. A wing.
  19. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also, originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or graving.
  20. Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen.
  21. The internal shell of a squid.
  22. A female swan.
  23. A small inclosure; as, a pen for sheep or for pigs.
  24. A small inclosure; as, a pigpen; a coop; an instrument for writing with ink, etc.
  25. A small inclosure: a coop.
  26. An instrument used for writing, formerly of the feather of a bird, but now of steel, etc.
  27. An inclosure for animals.
  28. Penned, pent.
  29. Pointed instrument for writing.
  30. A small enclosure, as for pigs.
  31. An instrument for writing with a fluid ink.
  32. An instrument used for writing.
  33. An inclosure for cattle or sheep.
  34. An instr. for writing, formerly almost wholly of quills, now commonly of metal.
  35. A small enclosure for sheep, fowls, & c.; a coop; a reservoir for water.
  36. A leaf midrib; the skeletal part of a cuttlefish.
  37. Penned.
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