patchwork quilt
noun Date: 1840 1. a quilt made of patchwork 2. patchwork 1

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  • patchwork quilt — noun count BRITISH a CRAZY QUILT for a bed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Patchwork quilt — A patchwork quilt is a quilt in which the top layer consists of pieces of fabric sewn together to form a design. The quilting design does not necessarily follow the patchwork design.Originally, this was to make full use of left over scraps of… …   Wikipedia

  • patchwork quilt — noun a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together • Syn: ↑patchwork • Hypernyms: ↑quilt, ↑comforter, ↑comfort, ↑puff • Hyponyms: ↑crazy quilt * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • patchwork quilt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms patchwork quilt : singular patchwork quilt plural patchwork quilts British a thick cover for a bed with a patchwork design on it …   English dictionary

  • patchwork quilt — noun a) A decorative quilt made of pieces of cloth having diverse sizes, colors, and shapes, sewn together either to form a regular pattern or in a deliberately mismatched fashion without a pattern. Despite a patchwork quilt of aid that includes… …   Wiktionary

  • patchwork quilt —   See quilt.    ♦ Patchwork cover or spread, uhi āpana …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Quilt — als Babydecke Ein Quilt (engl. quilt „Steppdecke“, „steppen“) ist eine vielseitig verwendbare Zierdecke, die als Tagesdecke dienen kann, aber sich z.B. auch als Wandteppich eignet. Die Decke besteht aus mindestens zwei, in der Regel aus drei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quilt (software) — Quilt is a software utility for managing a series of changes to the source code of any computer program. Such changes are often referred to as patches or patch sets , and essentially Quilt takes N patches and turns them into a single patch. In… …   Wikipedia

  • Quilt — For other uses, see Quilt (disambiguation). For the sewing technique, see Quilting. A patchwork and embroidery quilt that displays flowers and birds A quilt is a type of bed cover, traditionally composed of three layers of fiber: a woven cloth… …   Wikipedia

  • Patchwork — APatchwork or pieced work is a form of needlework that involves sewing together pieces of fabric into a larger design. The larger design is usually based on repeat patterns built up with different colored shapes. These shapes are carefully… …   Wikipedia

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