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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quilt \Quilt\, noun [OE. quilte, OF. cuilte, L. culcita ? bed, cushion, mattress. Cf. 2d {Counterpoint}, {Cushion}.] 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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Quilt \Quilt\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Quilted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quilting}.]

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. --Dryden.

2. To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material.

3. To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

quilt

noun

1: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together [syn: {quilt}, {comforter}, {comfort}, {puff}]

verb

1: stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"

2: create by stitching together


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