Part of speech: verb

To take, as stone, from a quarry.

Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

An excavation from which stone is cut.

Part of speech: noun

A hunted beast or bird; game; prey.

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Usage examples "quarry":

  1. They went through the town, up the long hill on the other side, and near a quarry of red stone they stopped. - "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
  2. In the quarry at four o'clock, or soon after." - "Salome", Emma Marshall.
  3. It is nothing but the quarry from whence the stone was dug that built the house. - "Garden-Craft Old and New", John D. Sedding.