wrīting-feþer, f.n: pen (writing-feather). (WREE-ting-FEH-ther / ˈwriː-tɪŋ-ˌfɛ-θɛr)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a man with a monk’s tonsure sitting at a desk, writing in a book, a quill in one hand and knife in the other; a tiny, tonsured assistant labelled Heinre helpfully holds out an ink horn.
Donatus writing his Grammar; Germany, 12th century; British Library, Arundel 43, f. 80v. [bl.uk]

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