Definition of quarry
- quarry Noun A site for mining stone, limestone or slate.
- quarry Verb To obtain (mine) stone by extraction from a quarry.
- quarry Verb To extract or slowly obtain by long, tedious searching.
- quarry Noun An animal which is hunted, notably mammal or bird.
- quarry Noun An object of search or pursuit.
- quarry Noun A diamond-shaped tile or pane, notably of glass or stone