Origin of quarry1
OTHER WORDS FROM quarryquar·ri·a·ble, quar·ry·a·ble, adjectiveun·quar·ried, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH quarryquarry , query
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How to use quarry in a sentence
The subjects of his work range from mines, quarries, and shipping around the world to manufacturing and urban renewal in China.
Again the “Cavalry” were in attendance and escorted the party to the quarries and back.
The differences of structure between the quarries or arenaria and the Catacombs are no less striking.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
These quarries are now entirely worked out, so that no stone can be obtained thence for repairs.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
There are brick-works and stone quarries, and much lime is burnt in the neighbourhood.
The town is surrounded by chalk-hills and quarries, from which is dug a free-stone, of the most delicate white.