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quilt

quilt

 
pronunciation:
kwIlt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a bed covering consisting of two layers of material, sewn together in often decorative panels and filled with feathers, wool, cotton, or the like.
similar words:
spread
definition 2: any thick covering similar to a quilt.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: quilted, quilting, quilts
definition 1: to sew together (fabric) so as to make a quilt.
definition 2: to make (a garment or the like) with quilt-like stitching or padding.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make quilts or garments with quilt-like stitching or padding.
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derivation: quilter (n.)