What does the word quarry mean?

Usage examples for 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 by John Trevena
  2. In the quarry at four o'clock, or soon after." – Salome by Emma Marshall
  3. It is nothing but the quarry from whence the stone was dug that built the house. – Garden-Craft Old and New by John D. Sedding