Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fountain pen that has a thin hollow tube or needle instead of a nib.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stylographic pen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A stylographic pen.

Etymologies

style (stylus) + -graph (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It held a stylograph and had been resting on some scattered sheets of foolscap that Ian had left there in the morning.

    The Invader A Novel

  • Tims's thoughts had forsaken the personal side of the question, when she was recalled to it by seeing the right hand in which the stylograph had been lying begin to twitch, the fingers to contract.

    The Invader A Novel

  • Généresse (1807) and of Bruno, the typhlograph of Passard, Dr. Nord's skotograph, Dr. Woizechowsky's amaurograph, Count de Beaufort's stylograph, Wedgewood's noctograph, and the writing-frames of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • His noisy entrance challenged no response, and, looking round, it appeared for an instant that the room was empty; but, lowering his eyes, he saw first the detective's open notebook and stylograph lying upon the ground, then he discovered Peter Hardcastle himself upon his face with his arms stretched out before him.

    The Grey Room

  • His glance rested on his son Draper, seated opposite him behind a barrier of Georgian silver and orchids; but his words were addressed to his secretary who, stylograph in hand, had turned from the seductions of a mushroom souffle in order to jot down, for the Sunday Investigator, an outline of his employer's views and intentions respecting the newly endowed Orlando G. Spence College for Missionaries.

    The Blond Beast

  • On a wooden board beside him was some music paper, and now and then with a stylograph he jotted down some notes.

    The Way of Ambition

  • But first he changed the quill for his own stylograph, and wrote with that.

    The Blotting Book

  • As a matter of fact, his writing is done with a stylograph pen, which he always carries in his pocket.

    McClure's Magazine December, 1895

  • His glance rested on his son Draper, seated opposite him behind a barrier of Georgian silver and orchids; but his words were addressed to his secretary who, stylograph in hand, had turned from the seductions of a mushroom _souffle_ in order to jot down, for the

    Tales of Men and Ghosts

  • I stood the stylograph as long as I could, and then retired to the pencil.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

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  • (n): a type of fountain pen with a conical writing point that controls the flow of ink from a reservoir located in the pen's barrel. Also called a stylographic pen.

    I'm reminded that common writing pens are called stylos in some European countries I've traveled in.

    January 7, 2009