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Meaning of QUILLED

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 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.

 

 

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