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quarry tile

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noun
a machine-made, unglazed, ceramic floor tile.
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Also called promenade tile.

Origin of quarry tile

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for quarry tile

quarry tile

noun
a square or diamond-shaped unglazed floor tile

Word Origin for quarry tile

C20: from quarry ³
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