crazy quilt

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noun

a patchwork quilt made of irregular patches combined with little or no regard to pattern.
something that is irregular in pattern or shape, and suggestive of a crazy quilt; patchwork.

Nearby words

  1. crazy golf,
  2. crazy horse,
  3. crazy house,
  4. crazy like a fox,
  5. crazy paving,
  6. crazy top,
  7. crazyweed,
  8. crc,
  9. cre,
  10. creak

Origin of crazy quilt

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

Related formscra·zy-quilt, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for crazy quilt

crazy quilt

noun

a patchwork quilt made from assorted pieces of material of irregular shape, size, and colour
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