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Re: If Dinosaurs Could Fly



>Entirely off the point, do you happen to know the etymology of the 
>Shakespearian use?  Is it just the sound of the word, or does it come 
>from something?
>
>  --Toby White

According to my handy dandy "Riverside Shakespeare", "quill" in A Midsummer
Night's Dream" means "piping voice (literally, pipe made of a hollow
stalk)".  So it may go back to the feather after all.
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