Definition of quarry

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