a coverlet for a bed, made of two layers of fabric with some soft substance, as wool or down, between them and stitched in patterns or tufted through all thicknesses in order to prevent the filling from shifting.
anything or resembling a quilt.
a bedspread or counterpane, especially a thick one.
Obsolete. a mattress.
verb (used with object)
to stitch together (two pieces of cloth and a soft interlining), usually in an ornamental pattern.
to sew up between pieces of material.
to pad or line with material.
verb (used without object)
to make quilts or work.
a thick warm cover for a bed, consisting of a soft filling sewn between two layers of material, usually with crisscross seams
a bedspread or counterpane
anything quilted or resembling a quilt
to stitch together (two pieces of fabric) with (a thick padding or lining) between them: to quilt cotton and wool
to create (a garment, covering, etc) in this way
to pad with material
(Austral, informal) to strike; clout
late 13c. (late 12c. as a surname); agent noun from quilt (v.).
c.1300, “mattress with soft lining,” from Anglo-French quilte, Old French cuilte, coute “quilt, mattress” (12c.), from Latin culcita “mattress, bolster,” of unknown origin. Sense of “thick outer bed covering” is first recorded 1590s.
1550s, from quilt (n.). Related: Quilted; quilting. Quilting bee attested from 1824 (see bee).
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