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quarrying

We have found lemma(root) word of quarrying : quarry.

Definitions


[ˈkwɒri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted
(e.g: a limestone quarry)


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Origin:
Middle English: from a variant of medieval Latin quareria, from Old French quarriere, based on Latin quadrum ‘a square’. The verb dates from the late 18th century


[ˈkwɒri], (Verb)

Definitions:
- extract (stone or other materials) from a quarry
(e.g: limestone is quarried for use in blast furnaces)


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[ˈkwɒri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an animal pursued by a hunter, hound, predatory mammal, or bird of prey
(e.g: grouse are not an easy quarry for a hawk)


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Origin:
Middle English: from Old French cuiree, alteration, influenced by cuir ‘leather’ and curer ‘clean, disembowel’, of couree, based on Latin cor ‘heart’. Originally the term denoted the parts of a deer that were placed on the hide and given as a reward to the hounds


[ˈkwɒri], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a diamond-shaped pane of glass as used in lattice windows
(e.g: stained-glass quarries with floral motifs)



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Origin:
mid 16th century: alteration of quarrel




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