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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Quilt \Quilt\, n. [OE. quilte, OF. cuilte, L. culcita ? bed,
     cushion, mattress. Cf. 2d {Counterpoint}, {Cushion}.]
     Anything that is quilted; esp., a quilted bed cover, or a
     skirt worn by women; any cover or garment made by putting
     wool, cotton, etc., between two cloths and stitching them
     together; also, any outer bed cover.

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           The beds were covered with magnificent quilts.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Quilt \Quilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quilted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order
        to confine in place the several layers of cloth and
        wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made;
        as, to quilt a coat. --Dryden.
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     2. To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material.
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     3. To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n : bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and
           stitched together [syn: {comforter}, {puff}]
       v 1: stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"
       2: create by stitching together

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "quilt":
     afghan, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet,
     bedspread, blanket, buffalo robe, case, clothes, comfort,
     comfortable, comforter, contour sheet, counterpane, cover,
     coverlet, coverlid, eiderdown, fitted sheet, lap robe, linen,
     patchwork quilt, pillow slip, pillowcase, puff, robe, rug, sheet,
     sheeting, slip, spread

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