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Meaning of QUILT

Pronunciation:  kwilt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
  2. [v]  create by stitching together
  3. [v]  stitch or sew together; of textiles

QUILT is a 5 letter word that starts with Q.


 Synonyms: comforter, puff
 See Also: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding, bolster, conjoin, continental quilt, duvet, eiderdown, join, pad, patchwork, patchwork quilt, run up, sew, sew together, stitch, tailor, tailor-make



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Quilt\, n. [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.
  2. \Quilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quilted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a quilt in your dream means harmony, protection, warmth, and pleasant and comfortable circumstances. Seeing a soiled quilt in your dream means carelessness in dress and manner.