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

  Fountain \Foun"tain\ (foun"t[i^]n), n. [F. fontaine, LL.
     fontana, fr. L. fons, fontis. See 2d Fount.]
     1. A spring of water issuing from the earth.
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     2. An artificially produced jet or stream of water; also, the
        structure or works in which such a jet or stream rises or
        flows; a basin built and constantly supplied with pure
        water for drinking and other useful purposes, or for
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     3. A reservoir or chamber to contain a liquid which can be
        conducted or drawn off as needed for use; as, the ink
        fountain in a printing press, etc.
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     4. The source from which anything proceeds, or from which
        anything is supplied continuously; origin; source.
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              Judea, the fountain of the gospel.    --Fuller.
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              Author of all being,
              Fountain of light, thyself invisible. --Milton.
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     Air fountain. See under Air.
     Fountain heead, primary source; original; first principle.
     Fountain inkstand, an inkstand having a continual supply of
        ink, as from elevated reservoir.
     Fountain lamp, a lamp fed with oil from an elevated
     Fountain pen, a pen with a reservoir in the handle which
        furnishes a supply of ink.
     Fountain pump.
        (a) A structure for a fountain, having the form of a pump.
        (b) A portable garden pump which throws a jet, for
            watering plants, etc.
     Fountain shell (Zool.), the large West Indian conch shell
        ({Strombus gigas).
     Fountain of youth, a mythical fountain whose waters were
        fabled to have the property of renewing youth.
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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
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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
     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 WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fountain pen
      n 1: a pen that is supplied with ink from a reservoir in its

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