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quarry

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an animal that is hunted or killed
  • a hunter relentlessly tracking his quarry

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quarry

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of quarry (Entry 2 of 2)

as in mine

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The first known use of quarry was in the 14th century

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“Quarry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quarry. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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