QUARRY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of quarry
Definition:
n. victim; object of hunt; hunted animal
Example:
You mention you intend to start hunting, but you didn't say whether your quarry is small game or medium game.
Sentence in Classic:
They had come up from the quarry and stood around the stile a while, and then went on around the garden fence.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
There was a good quarry of limestone on the farm, and plenty of sand and cement had been found in one of the outhouses, so that all the materials for building were at hand.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nevertheless, I stole furtive glances behind me now and then to see that no avenging mate, older and bigger than my quarry, was racing up from the rear.
My Antonia By Willa Cather Context
If he fled into a house his pursuer would smash in the flimsy door and follow him up the stairs, hitting every one who came within reach, and finally dragging his squealing quarry from under a bed or a pile of old clothes in a closet.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context