QUARRY . (I) (Through Fr. from med .
See also:Lat. quareia for quadraria; quadrare, to square or hew
See also:stone), a place from which stones are dug, the
See also:term being usually confined to a place where such operation is carried on in the open air, as opposed to a " mine " (see
See also:QUARRYING) . (2) (Through O . Fr. cuiree, cuir, skin,
See also:leather, Lat. corium; cf. mod . Fr. curee, spoils), properly certain parts of a
See also:deer or other beast of
See also:chase given as a
See also:reward to the hounds and placed upon the hide of the animal, also parts of a
See also:bird given similarly to a
See also:hawk or falccn . The word is thus applied to the animal hunted or the bird killed by the hawk, and generally to any
See also:object of the chase .
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