quilt

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

1quilt

noun \ˈkwilt\

: a bed cover with stitched designs that is made of two layers of cloth filled with wool, cotton, or soft feathers

Full Definition of QUILT

1
a :  a bed coverlet of two layers of cloth filled with padding (as down or batting) held in place by ties or stitched designs
b :  patchwork quilt 1
2
:  something that is quilted or resembles a quilt <a quilt of houses and parks>

Origin of QUILT

Middle English quilte mattress, quilt, from Anglo-French coilte, from Latin culcita mattress
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour, wrought

Rhymes with QUILT

2quilt

verb

Definition of QUILT

transitive verb
1
a :  to fill, pad, or line like a quilt
b (1) :  to stitch, sew, or cover with lines or patterns like those used in quilts
(2) :  to stitch (designs) through layers of cloth
c :  to fasten between two pieces of material
2
:  to stitch or sew in layers with padding in between
intransitive verb
1
:  to make quilts
2
:  to do quilted work
quilt·er noun

First Known Use of QUILT

1555

Other Handicraft Terms

biscuit, darn, tambour, wrought

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