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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
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.
1. To make a quilt.
2. To do quilted work.

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

quilt′er n.
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