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QUILT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does quilt mean? 

QUILT (noun)
  The noun QUILT has 1 sense:

1. bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

  Familiarity information: QUILT used as a noun is very rare.


QUILT (verb)
  The verb QUILT has 2 senses:

1. stitch or sew together
2. create by stitching together

  Familiarity information: QUILT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUILT (noun)


Sense 1quilt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

quilt; comforter; puff

Hypernyms ("quilt" is a kind of...):

bed clothing; bedclothes; bedding (coverings that are used on a bed)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "quilt"):

continental quilt; duvet; eiderdown (a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider)

patchwork; patchwork quilt (a quilt made by sew patches of different materials together)


QUILT (verb)


Sense 1quilt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Stitch or sew together

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

quilt the skirt

Hypernyms (to "quilt" is one way to...):

conjoin; join (make contact or come together)

"Quilt" entails doing...:

run up; sew; sew together; stitch (fasten by sewing; do needlework)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2quilt [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Create by stitching together

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "quilt" is one way to...):

sew; tailor; tailor-make (create (clothes) with cloth)

"Quilt" entails doing...:

bolster; pad (add padding to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They quilt the cape


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