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English → English (WordNet) Definition: quarry quarry n 1: a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; “he fell prey to muggers”; “everyone was fair game”; “the target of a manhunt” [syn: prey, target, fair game] 2: a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'" [syn: pit, stone pit ] 3: animal hunted or caught for food [syn: prey] v : extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; “quarry marble” [also: quarried]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Quarry Quarry \Quar"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quarried; p. pr. & vb. n. Quarrying.] To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble. [1913 Webster] Quarry \Quar"ry\, n. [OE. quarre, OF. quarr['e] square, F. carr['e], from L. quadratus square, quadrate, quadratum a square. See Quadrate, and cf. Quarrel an arrow.] Same as 1st Quarrel. [Obs.] --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] Quarry \Quar"ry\, a. [OF. quarr['e].] Quadrate; square. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Quarry \Quar"ry\, n.; pl. Quarries. [OE. querre, OF. cuiri['e]e, F. cur['e]e, fr. cuir hide, leather, fr. L. corium; the quarry given to the dogs being wrapped in the akin of the beast. See Cuirass.] 1. (a) A part of the entrails of the beast taken, given to the hounds. (b) A heap of game killed. [1913 Webster] 2. The object of the chase; the animal hunted for; game; especially, the game hunted with hawks. “The stone-dead quarry.” --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The wily quarry shunned the shock. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Quarry \Quar"ry\, v. i. To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster] Quarry \Quar"ry\, n. [OE. quarrere, OF. quariere, F. carri[`e]re, LL. quadraria a quarry, whence squared (quadrati) stones are dug, fr. quadratus square. See Quadrate.] 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) . [1913 Webster]


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