Quilt meaning

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A thick protective cover similar to or suggestive of a quilt.
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The definition of a quilt is a bed covering or blanket made from layers of fabric around a layer of batting with the layers are stitched together in a design or pattern.

A blanket on your bed that contains a decorative series of interlocking square fabric pieces on one side, a batting in the middle for warmth and a flat fabric backing on the other side is an example of a quilt.

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To quilt is to stitch and join together different kinds of fabric to create a decorative blanket or bed cover.

When you take a bunch of different squares of fabric and you sew them together in a pretty pattern to make a bed covering, this is an example of when you quilt.

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A coverlet or blanket made of two layers of fabric with a layer of cotton, wool, feathers, or down in between, all stitched firmly together, usually in a decorative design.
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To make into a quilt by stitching (layers of fabric) together.
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To construct like a quilt.

Quilt a skirt.

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To pad and stitch ornamentally.
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To make a quilt.
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To do quilted work.
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A bedcover made of two layers of cloth filled with down, cotton, wool, etc. and stitched together in lines or patterns to keep the filling in place.
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Anything used as a quilt.
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Anything quilted or like a quilt.
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To make or stitch as or like a quilt.

To quilt a potholder.

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To sew up or fasten between two pieces of material.
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To line or pad with a quiltlike material.
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To make a quilt or quilts.
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A bed covering consisting of two layers of fabric stitched together, with insulation between, often having a decorative design.

My grandmother is going to sew a quilt.

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A quilted skirt worn by women.
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To construct a quilt.
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To construct something, such as clothing, using the same technique.
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Origin of quilt

  • Middle English quilte from Anglo-Norman from Latin culcita mattress

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition