The work of quarrying and removal is done with the utmost care.
Where properly distributed, they may facilitate the quarrying of the stone.
Coal-mining and quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood of Bolsover.
In short, they had to invent the art of quarrying and working mines.
A portable model has rendered good service in tunnel-cutting, mining and quarrying.
The ore outcrops on the sidehills, and the mining is in the nature of quarrying.
Here they remained for a day quarrying pipestone and fashioning pipes.
In the work of quarrying the use of the steam drill was then being introduced.
There were vast halls and hollows made in quarrying stone during ages.
The only industry was rough work like quarrying stone, logging and the like.
"what is hunted," early 14c., quirre "entrails of deer placed on the hide and given to dogs of the chase as a reward," from Anglo-French quirreie, Old French cuiriee "the spoil, quarry" (Modern French curée), altered (by influence of Old French cuir "skin," from Latin corium "hide"), from Old French corée "viscera, entrails," from Vulgar Latin *corata "entrails," from Latin cor "heart" (see heart). Sense of "anything chased in hunt" is first recorded 1610s; earlier "bird targeted by a hawk or other raptor" (late 15c.).
"open place where rocks are excavated," c.1400 (mid-13c. as a place name), from Medieval Latin quareia, dissimilated from quarreria (mid-13c.), literally "place where stones are squared," from Latin quadrare "to square" (see quadrant).
1774, from quarry (n.2). Related: Quarried; quarrying.