Definition of Patchwork quilt

1. Noun. A quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together.

Exact synonyms: Patchwork
Specialized synonyms: Crazy Quilt
Generic synonyms: Comfort, Comforter, Puff, Quilt



Definition of Patchwork quilt

1. Noun. (literally) 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. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively by extension) Something having a haphazard or disorganized structure; something composed of seemingly random parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Patchwork Quilt

patchiest
patchily
patchiness
patchinesses
patching
patchings
patchlike
patchnose snake
patchnose snakes
patchouli
patchoulies
patchoulis
patchoulol synthase
patchouly
patchwork
patchwork quilt (current term)
patchworked
patchworking
patchworks
patchworky
patchy
patchy atelectasis
patdown
patdowns
pate
pate a choux
pate de foie gras
pate feuillete
pated
patefaction

Literary usage of Patchwork quilt

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1. In the Strange South Seas by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw (1908)
"A really good patchwork quilt is considered a possession of great value, ... They still make mats in large numbers, but the patchwork quilt has spoilt their ..."

2. The "Flower of Gloster," by Ernest Temple Thurston (1911)
"1 XVII THE FIRST patchwork quilt—CROP REDY the Red Lion we went, leaving the Flower of Gloster moored by the bank on the far side of the lock; giving Fanny ..."

3. Journal by California Legislature (1886)
"Handbag, bullion embroide Sofa cushion cover on can patchwork quilt, .... patchwork quilt. _ _- Knit tidies. Knit bedspread. Fine lace work. Knit slippers. ..."

4. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"2d best patchwork quilt Best cradle quilt 2d best cradle quilt Best silk comfort 2d best silk comfort Best cotton comfort 2d best cotton comfort Best ..."

5. Illustrated de Luxe Catalogue of the Old and Modern Masters Collected by the by Irving Murray Scott, Thomas Ellis Kirby, American Art Association (1906)
"... in a green-painted chair at one end, an old lady in figured calico dress, striped apron and white lawn cap is busily at work on a patchwork quilt. ..."

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