DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

8 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 quar·ry /ˈkwɔri, ˈkwɑr-/
 採石場,獵物,追求物,出處(vt.)挖出,苦心找出(vi.)費力地找

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ry n.  Same as 1st Quarrel. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ry, a.  Quadrate; square. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ry, n.; pl. Quarries
 1. (a) A part of the entrails of the beast taken, given to the hounds. (b) A heap of game killed.
 2. The object of the chase; the animal hunted for; game; especially, the game hunted with hawks. “The stone-dead quarry.”
    The wily quarry shunned the shock.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ry, v. i. To secure prey; to prey, as a vulture or harpy.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ry, n.  A place, cavern, or pit where stone is taken from the rock or ledge, or dug from the earth, for building or other purposes; a stone pit. See 5th Mine (a).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Quar·ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quarried p. pr. & vb. n. Quarrying.] To dig or take from a quarry; as, to quarry marble.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 quarry
      n 1: a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of
           ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or
           influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair
           game"; "the target of a manhunt" [syn: prey, target,
            fair game]
      2: a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a
         British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'" [syn: pit, stone
         pit]
      3: animal hunted or caught for food [syn: prey]
      v : extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a
          quarry; "quarry marble"
      [also: quarried]