Definition of Quilter

1. n. One who, or that which, quilts.

Definition of Quilter

1. Noun. A person whose hobby or profession is making quilts. ¹

2. Noun. (British) A person who uses a hand or machine stitch to decorate a quilt, or to sew together the layers of a quilt. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) A person who performs the entire process of making a patchwork quilt, whether or not it is decorated with quilting stitches. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quilter

1. one that quilts [n -S] - See also: quilts

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quilter

quillows
quills
quillwork
quillworks
quillwort
quillwort family
quillworts
quilly
quilombo
quilombos
quilt
quilt show
quilted
quilted bedspread
quilted suture
quilter (current term)
quilters
quilting
quilting bee
quiltings
quiltlike
quiltmaker
quiltmakers
quiltmaking
quilts
quilty
quimp
quimps
quims

Literary usage of Quilter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1913)
"Marke quilter, presented for striking his wife, was fined.* Marke quilter, upon complaint against him for striking the wife of Richard Shatswell, ..."

2. Ireland Under Coercion: The Diary of an American by William Henry Hurlbert (1888)
"They were following a person in a clerical dress, who proved to be Father quilter, the parish priest, who had denounced his people to Colonel Turner as ..."

3. The Jurist by Great Britain Courts (1859)
"Pooley, previously to October, 1853, had several interviews with quilter, and intimated to him that he was desirous of selling his claims, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Notable appreciations of Collins have been written by Swinburne, 'Studies in Prose and Poetry' (London 1894) ; quilter, Contemporary Review for April 1888; ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Notable appreciations of Collins have been written by Swinburne, 'Studies in Prose and Poetry' (London 1894) ; quilter, Contemporary Review for April 1888; ..."

6. Woodfall's Law of Landlord and Tenant by William Woodfall (1890)
"(relief granted for failure to complete (') Mitchison !,-. Thompson, 1 C. & a house within a given time). E. 72 (relief granted for non-repair, (s) quilter ..."

7. Representative Painters of the XIXth Century by Nancy R. E. Meugens Bell, N. D'Anvers (1899)
"WILLIAM quilter ORCHARDSON of the greatest genre painters of the nineteenth century, William quilter Orchardson is endowed with the gift of seeing nature ..."

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