[ UK /ˈɪŋkstænd/ ]
  1. a tray or stand for writing implements and containers for ink
  2. a small well holding writing ink into which a pen can be dipped
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How To Use inkstand In A Sentence

  • I'm sure there were those who lamented the demise of the quill pen and inkstand in the classroom.
  • For the next few months, he went from shack to barracks and on to the next settlement accompanied by a single guard who carried his inkstand and warned the householders of his imminent arrival.
  • The geezer was a sheet-iron contraption in the shape of a pocket inkstand, and it stood on a perch in the corner, like a Russian icon, with a small blue flame flickering beneath it. Europe Revised
  • He regarded the man who had taught him calligraphy with such reverence that he would stand and hold the inkstand while his teacher worked.
  • The feather pen laughed at the inkstand.
  • An antique silver sauceboat will set you back €250, while inkstands are priced upwards of €200.
  • Thumb and forefinger pressed together, as if to urge the top on, the boy dreams awhile before settling down to the books and the inkstand he has pushed to one side.
  • With a little shiver, she picked up the pen which stood in the inkstand and traced over the date. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE
  • The feather pen said that the only thing the inkstand can do is give him ink. They kept arguing.
  • Shaped like a fortified medieval castle with domes and a lighthouse-like tower, the case conforms glovelike to the elements of the inkstand.
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