quilt

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From Anglo-Norman quilte, from Old French cuilte, coute (compare French couette), from Latin culcita.

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quilt (plural quilts)

  1. A bed covering consisting of two layers of fabric stitched together, with insulation between, often having a decorative design.
    My grandmother is going to sew a quilt.
  2. A quilted skirt worn by women.

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quilt (third-person singular simple present quilts, present participle quilting, simple past and past participle quilted)

  1. To construct a quilt.
  2. To construct something, such as clothing, using the same technique.

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