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quilt

 (kwĭlt)
n.
1. A coverlet or blanket made of two layers of fabric with a layer of cotton, wool, feathers, or down in between, all stitched firmly together, usually in a decorative design.
2. A thick protective cover similar to or suggestive of a quilt.
v. quilt·ed, quilt·ing, quilts
v.tr.
1. To make into a quilt by stitching (layers of fabric) together.
2. To construct like a quilt: quilt a skirt.
3. To pad and stitch ornamentally.
v.intr.
1. To make a quilt.
2. To do quilted work.

[Middle English quilte, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin culcita, mattress.]

quilt′er n.

quilt

(kwɪlt)
n
1. a thick warm cover for a bed, consisting of a soft filling sewn between two layers of material, usually with crisscross seams
2. a bedspread or counterpane
3. anything quilted or resembling a quilt
vb (tr)
4. (Knitting & Sewing) to stitch together (two pieces of fabric) with (a thick padding or lining) between them: to quilt cotton and wool.
5. (Knitting & Sewing) to create (a garment, covering, etc) in this way
6. (Knitting & Sewing) to pad with material
7. informal Austral to strike; clout
[C13: from Old French coilte mattress, from Latin culcita stuffed item of bedding]
ˈquilter n

quilt

(kwɪlt)

n.
1. a coverlet for a bed, made of two layers of fabric with some soft substance between them and stitched in patterns through all thicknesses to prevent the filling from shifting.
2. anything quilted or resembling a quilt.
v.t.
3. to stitch together (two pieces of cloth and a soft interlining), usu. in an ornamental pattern.
4. to sew or stitch with patterns like those of quilts.
5. to pad or line with material.
v.i.
6. to make quilts or quilted work.
[1250–1300; Middle English quilte < Old French cuilte < Latin culcita mattress, cushion]
quilt′er, n.

quilt


Past participle: quilted
Gerund: quilting

Imperative
quilt
quilt
Present
I quilt
you quilt
he/she/it quilts
we quilt
you quilt
they quilt
Preterite
I quilted
you quilted
he/she/it quilted
we quilted
you quilted
they quilted
Present Continuous
I am quilting
you are quilting
he/she/it is quilting
we are quilting
you are quilting
they are quilting
Present Perfect
I have quilted
you have quilted
he/she/it has quilted
we have quilted
you have quilted
they have quilted
Past Continuous
I was quilting
you were quilting
he/she/it was quilting
we were quilting
you were quilting
they were quilting
Past Perfect
I had quilted
you had quilted
he/she/it had quilted
we had quilted
you had quilted
they had quilted
Future
I will quilt
you will quilt
he/she/it will quilt
we will quilt
you will quilt
they will quilt
Future Perfect
I will have quilted
you will have quilted
he/she/it will have quilted
we will have quilted
you will have quilted
they will have quilted
Future Continuous
I will be quilting
you will be quilting
he/she/it will be quilting
we will be quilting
you will be quilting
they will be quilting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quilting
you have been quilting
he/she/it has been quilting
we have been quilting
you have been quilting
they have been quilting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quilting
you will have been quilting
he/she/it will have been quilting
we will have been quilting
you will have been quilting
they will have been quilting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quilting
you had been quilting
he/she/it had been quilting
we had been quilting
you had been quilting
they had been quilting
Conditional
I would quilt
you would quilt
he/she/it would quilt
we would quilt
you would quilt
they would quilt
Past Conditional
I would have quilted
you would have quilted
he/she/it would have quilted
we would have quilted
you would have quilted
they would have quilted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quilt - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched togetherquilt - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding - coverings that are used on a bed
continental quilt, duvet, eiderdown - a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
patchwork quilt, patchwork - a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
Verb1.quilt - stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
2.quilt - create by stitching together
tailor-make, sew, tailor - create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"

quilt

noun bedspread, duvet, comforter (U.S.), downie (informal), coverlet, eiderdown, counterpane, doona (Austral.), continental quilt an old patchwork quilt
Translations
لِحافلـِحَاف
dekaprošívaná přikrývka
vattæppe
sängynpeittotäkkitopata
poplun
vatteraî rúmteppi
キルト
누비이불
daigstyta antklodėdaigstytas
dūnu segapēlisvatēta sega
odeja
poplun
täcke
ผ้าบุคลุมเตียง
chăn chần bông

quilt

[kwɪlt]
A. Nedredón m (Brit) (also continental quilt) → edredón m (nórdico)
B. VTacolchar

quilt

[ˈkwɪlt] n
(= decorative cover) → édredon m
(= duvet) (also continental quilt) → couette f

quilt

n (= continental quilt)Steppdecke f; (unstitched) → Federbett nt; (= bedspread)Bettdecke f
vtabsteppen; (with padding) → wattieren; quilted jacketSteppjacke f

quilt

[kwɪlt]
1. n (traditional) → trapunta; (continental quilt) → piumino
2. vttrapuntare

quilt

(kwilt) noun
a bedcover filled with down, feathers etc.
ˈquilted adjective
made of two layers of material (often decoratively) stitched together with padding between them. a quilted jacket.

quilt

لـِحَاف deka vattæppe Steppdecke πάπλωμα edredón sängynpeitto édredon poplun trapunta キルト 누비이불 sprei vattert sengeteppe kołdra acolchoado, edredão стеганое одеяло täcke ผ้าบุคลุมเตียง yorgan chăn chần bông 棉被
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When I got up on one of the stools and peered into it, I saw some quilts and a pile of straw.
The musty ancient beds remained in the chambers, and their quilts and curtains and canopies were decorated with curious handwork, and the walls and ceilings frescoed with historical and mythological scenes in glaring colors.
Then she put twenty mattresses on top of the pea, and twenty eider-down quilts on the top of the mattresses.
As the boy entered he saw the great ape squatting upon the bed, the coverlets of which were a tangled wad of filthy blankets and ill-smelling quilts.
Her whole time was spent in making patchwork quilts with knitting-needles that were an arshin [An ell.
That frame, too, was smashed out and thrown atop of the others and the foul earwiggy quilts.
Starting thirty years ago with ownership here and there in a few quilts and pumpkins and chickens (gathered from miscellaneous sources), remember the path that has led from these to the inventions and production of agricultural implements, buggies, steam-engines, newspapers, books, statuary, carving, paintings, the management of drug-stores and banks, has not been trodden without contact with thorns and thistles.
He said his mother used to make quilts like that, and by Jove, he wanted one to remind him of her.
The women sent in quilts and tablecloths and towels, and one man made a chest for her, and another a table and so on.
Ned, too, finally succumbed to the overpowering weariness of the first day of travel, and he, too, slept, though it was an uneasy slumber, disturbed by a feeling as though some one were holding a heavy black quilt over his head, preventing him from breathing.
The counterpane was of patchwork, full of odd little parti-colored squares and triangles; and this arm of his tattooed all over with an interminable Cretan labyrinth of a figure, no two parts of which were of one precise shade --owing I suppose to his keeping his arm at sea unmethodically in sun and shade, his shirt sleeves irregularly rolled up at various times --this same arm of his, I say, looked for all the world like a strip of that same patchwork quilt.
When we was ready to shove off we was a quarter of a mile below the island, and it was pretty broad day; so I made Jim lay down in the canoe and cover up with the quilt, because if he set up people could tell he was a nigger a good ways off.