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Quilt

Quilt Meaning & Definition
Quilt Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Quilt?

[n] bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
[v] create by stitching together
[v] stitch or sew together; of textiles

Synonyms | Synonyms for Quilt: comforter | puff

Related Terms | Find terms related to Quilt:

See Also | bed clothing | bedclothes | bedding | bolster | conjoin | continental quilt | duvet | eiderdown | join | pad | patchwork | patchwork quilt | run up | sew | sew together | stitch | tailor | tailor-make

Quilt In Webster's Dictionary

\Quilt\, n. [OE. quilte, OF. cuilte, L. culcita ? bed, cushion, mattress. Cf. 2d {Counterpoint}, {Cushion}.] Anything that is quilted; esp., a quilted bed cover, or a skirt worn by women; any cover or garment made by putting wool, cotton, etc., between two cloths and stitching them together; also, any outer bed cover. The beds were covered with magnificent quilts. --Arbuthnot.
\Quilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quilted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quilting}.] 1. To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order to confine in place the several layers of cloth and wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made; as, to quilt a coat. --Dryden. 2. To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material. 3. To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.

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