quilt (plural quilts)
- A bed covering consisting of two layers of fabric stitched together, with insulation between, often having a decorative design.
- My grandmother is going to sew a quilt.
- A roll of material with sound-absorbing properties, used in soundproofing.
- A quilted skirt worn by women.
- To construct a quilt.
- To construct something, such as clothing, using the same technique.
- 1648, Robert Herrick, “Corinna’s Going a Maying”, in Hesperides, or The VVorks both Humane & Divine, London: Printed for John Williams, and Francis Eglesfield, […], OCLC 951078816; republished in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, London: William Pickering, […], 1825, OCLC 779240046, pages 91–92:
- Get up, get up for shame, the blooming morne / Upon her wings presents the god unshorne. / See how Aurora throwes her faire / Fresh-quilted colours through the aire; / Get up, sweet slug-a-bed, and see / The dew bespangling herbe and tree.
to construct a quilt
to construct something else with quilting technique