Definition of Quarries

1. Noun. (plural of quarry) ¹



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Definition of Quarries

1. quarry [v] - See also: quarry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarries

quarrelled
quarreller
quarrellers
quarrelling
quarrellings
quarrellous
quarrelous
quarrels
quarrelsome
quarrelsomely
quarrelsomeness
quarriable
quarried
quarrier
quarriers
quarries (current term)
quarrion
quarrions
quarrons
quarronses
quarry
quarry-faced
quarry light
quarry tile
quarry water
quarrying
quarryings
quarrylike
quarryman
quarrymen

Literary usage of Quarries

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1. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"Next comes the consideration of stone- quarries from which dimension stone and ... The stone in quarries is found to be of different and unlike qualities. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"The bluff is five or six miles in length, and scattered along nearly its entire distance are the quarries of various sizes and shapes. ..."

3. The Mining Magazine (1853)
"THE appearance of these quarries as they present themselves to the eye of a ... There are upward of five hundred men employed at the two quarries in this ..."

4. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey State Geologist (1905)
"DESCRIPTION OF quarries. The accompanying map shows sixteen localities, ... Two of the quarries (i and 6) are producing materials of two kinds, viz., ..."

5. Publications by Manx Society, Brandeis Lawyers' Society (1871)
"There are not many quarries of good stone ; but one there is near Castletown, which yields a tolerable good black marble, fit for tombstones, ..."

6. The Great industries of the United States: being an historical summary of by Horace Greeley (1873)
"THE PORTLAND quarries.β€”NEW JERSEY STONE. β€” HUDSON RIVER FLAGGING AND CURBING STONE. β€” quarries THROUGHOUT THE COUN-- TRY. β€” SLATE quarries. ..."

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