patchwork quilt

noun

Definition of patchwork quilt

  1. 1 :  a quilt made of patchwork

  2. 2 :  patchwork 1

Examples of patchwork quilt in a sentence

  1. the essay isn't so much a cogent argument as a patchwork quilt of the writer's random musings

1840

First Known Use of patchwork quilt

1840



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