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  • adj. Having the characteristics of a quilt; specifically, having two layers of cloth sewn together, with a layer of padding between them.
  • adj. Having characteristics that approximate the above to some degree, eg, quilted toilet paper.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of quilt.

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

  • adj. made of layers of fabric held together by patterned stitching


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  • We drove on through a flat plain quilted with cabbages and beans, at the end of which loomed a little mountain.

    Excerpt: Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart

  • Over this a sleeveless jacket of rich dark blue or puce brocade, plain or quilted, is worn; the trousers, of which little is seen, being of brocade or satin.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • The project sort of got stuck in a basket at the bottom of my basket stack, but I have brought it back out - I'm try to get down to only having half a dozen or so projects on the go at one time (not counting finished tops waiting to be quilted, that is).

    Cats & Huts

  • Not sure what's particularly "quilted" about it, but whatever - paint names will always remain a bit of a mystery to me.

    October Hexagon

  • I think some kind of quilted wall hanging would look good above the bed.

    WIPS and finishes

  • Another phase of the same stitchery was working cotton and linen garments, hangings, and quilts in a kind of quilted pattern with yellow silk.

    Chats on Old Lace and Needlework

  • Another phase of the same stitchery was working cotton and linen garments, hangings and quilts in a kind of quilted pattern with yellow silk.

    Quilts Their Story and How to Make Them

  • Thibetan monks, including a kind of quilted petticoat and an outer vestment not unlike an Eastern burnous.

    Ayesha, the Return of She

  • In the middle of the place, right before the king, stands one of the king's sheriffs or judges, together with the chief executioner, who is attended by forty executioners, distinguished from all others by a peculiar kind of quilted caps on their heads, some with hatchets on their shoulders, and others with all sorts of whips, ready to execute the king's commands.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08

  • While her creations can err on the side of too much frill, Malandrino uses textures such as quilted leather and appliqued tulle to show a romantic but strong feminine style.

    The Daily Evergreen News Feed


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