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quarry tile

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noun
  1. a machine-made, unglazed, ceramic floor tile.
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Origin of quarry tile

First recorded in 1935–40
Also called promenade tile.
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quarry tile

noun
  1. a square or diamond-shaped unglazed floor tile
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Word Origin

C20: from quarry ³
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