QUARRY MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Quarry Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A place, cavern, or pit where stone is taken from the rock or ledge, or dug from the earth, for building or other purposes; a stone pit. See 5th Mine (a).
  2. (n.) The object of the chase; the animal hunted for; game; especially, the game hunted with hawks.
  3. (n.) A heap of game killed.
  4. (a.) Quadrate; square.
  5. (n.) Same as 1st Quarrel.
  6. (v. i.) To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy.
  7. (v. t.) To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble.
  8. (n.) A part of the entrails of the beast taken, given to the hounds.


Synonyms:
Pit, Prey, Target,

• Quarry-faced Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having a face left as it comes from the quarry and not smoothed with the chisel or point; -- said of stones.


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