Quilt

Definition of Quilt

n.1.Anything that is quilted; esp., a quilted bed cover, or a skirt worn by women; any cover or garment made by putting wool, cotton, etc., between two cloths and stitching them together; also, any outer bed cover.
The beds were covered with magnificent quilts.
- Arbuthnot.
v. t.1.To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order to confine in place the several layers of cloth and wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made; as, to quilt a coat.
[imp. & p. p. Quilted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quilting.]
2.To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material.
3.To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.

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