noun, plural quar·ries.
verb (used with object), quar·ried, quar·ry·ing.
Origin of quarry1
Examples from the Web for quarried
Carrara marble has been quarried as far back as Roman times and was used by emperors for massive monuments like the Rome Pantheon.Mosque-Building Bin Ladens Buy Marble Once Used for Churches|Tom Kington|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its quarried stones are still visible beneath the later brick arches in the vicinity of S. Giorgio in Velabro.History of Ancient Art|Franz von Reber
In the south the granite core of this upland is revealed, and is quarried extensively about Bessbrook.
The lava, which came originally from Vesuvius, was quarried 36 at Pompeii.Pompeii, Its Life and Art|August Mau