Translation of inkwell in Spanish:


tintero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɪŋkwɛl//ˈɪŋkˌwɛl/


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    (empotrado en un escritorio) tintero masculine
    • He replaced his quill in the inkwell and again looked up at the two.
    • I can still see the little wooden desks and their clotted inkwells as we reached 12 times 12, which is, I can assure you, 144.
    • A business-like quill stands in an inkwell built into an ingenious drawer of her slender rosewood desk.
    • It pokes fun at the postal service by showing a group of post office ‘scribes’ with pens in their hands seated around an enormous inkwell.
    • Each desk had an inkwell and the children wrote by dipping their pens into the ink.
    • She pointed to one of the glass cabinets, where an inkwell was, indeed, on display.
    • Before another door in the wall to his left, opening onto a broad balcony, was a well-worn desk, covered with a blotter, a neat stack of parchments, inkwells, a small rack of reed pens, a small waterclock, and other paraphernalia.
    • A sealed inkwell sat beside a small wooden box, just large enough to hold a few quills.
    • I threw the book on the floor and picked up my inkwell and feather pen, then walked down the stairs to our Dining hall.
    • Girls with long plaits sometimes had the ends dunked in the inkwells of the desks behind!
    • On top of it, they had placed a silver inkwell and pen tray, which was also brand-new from Liberty's.
    • I wrote a couple more about my mother thinking my room was like a bombsite and putting ink into the boys' inkwells before an arithmetic test.
    • Almost all the objects were made in France and England and are either functional, like vase-shaped inkwells or perfume burners, or they incorporate vases in their decoration.
    • We even had to use inkwells which were filled on a regular basis by Sister Madeleine and her big bottle of midnight blue ink.
    • The ceramic was also used for inkwells, match holders, flowerpots, and tobacco pipes.
    • He stood his quill pen in a rack on the desk, beside an inkwell.
    • Holly dipped the quill into a golden inkwell near the till and filled in her name, address and school onto the little card.
    • Shelley may have sharpened his quills, topped off the inkwell.
    • It has rows of old style desks with seats attached, old fashioned inkwells, photographs of King Edward VIII and Queen Alexandra on the wall, and an old-fashioned globe with British colonies shown in red.
    • Computer hard drives and printers are a far cry from the nib pens and inkwells of Fairymount National School 100 years ago.