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patchwork quilt


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A decorative quilt made of pieces of cloth having diverse sizes, colors, and shapes, sewn together either to form a regular pattern or in a deliberately mismatched fashion without a pattern.
  • n. Something having a haphazard or disorganized structure; something composed of seemingly random parts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together


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  • The shabby old rug in the family room, the patchwork quilt on the couch, the ordinary clutter of Tariq's life: his mother's bolts of fabric, her sewing needles embedded in spools, the old magazines, the accordion case in the corner waiting to be cracked open.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns


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