noun Date: 1598 1. material that is quilted or used for making quilts 2. the process of quilting

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  • quilting — /kwil ting/, n. 1. the act of a person who quilts. 2. material for making quilts. 3. a heavily padded wrapping, as for fragile cargo. [1605 15; QUILT + ING1] * * * Process of stitching together two layers of fabric, usually with a soft, thick… …   Universalium

  • Quilting — Quilt Quilt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quilted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quilting}.] 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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