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 for Dotting pen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pen \Pen\ (p[e^]n), n. [OE. penne, OF. penne, pene, F. penne,
     fr. L. penna.]
     1. A feather. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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     2. A wing. [Obs.] --Milton.
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     3. An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of
        a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now
        also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also,
        originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or
        graving.
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              Graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock. --Job
                                                    xix. 24.
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     4. Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen.
        "Those learned pens." --Fuller.
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     5. (Zool.) The internal shell of a squid.
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     6. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zool.) A female swan; -- contrasted
        with cob, the male swan. [Prov. Eng.]
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     Bow pen. See Bow-pen.
  
     Dotting pen, a pen for drawing dotted lines.
  
     Drawing pen, or Ruling pen, a pen for ruling lines having
        a pair of blades between which the ink is contained.
  
     Fountain pen, Geometric pen. See under Fountain, and
        Geometric.
  
     Music pen, a pen having five points for drawing the five
        lines of the staff.
  
     Pen and ink, or pen-and-ink, executed or done with a pen
        and ink; as, a pen and ink sketch.
  
     Pen feather. A pin feather. [Obs.]
  
     Pen name. See under Name.
  
     Sea pen (Zool.), a pennatula. [Usually written sea-pen.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dotting pen \Dot"ting pen`\
     See under Pun.
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