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 Meanings and Examples of QUILT
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quilt
 n.  bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing
Classic Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
1  Fetinia, bring a quilt and some pillows and sheets.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
2  Nevertheless he extinguished the candle, covered himself over with the chintz quilt, snuggled down beneath it, and instantly fell asleep.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
3  Sweet it is to fall asleep in one's own home, in the familiar bed, under the quilt worked by loving hands, perhaps a dear nurse's hands, those kind, tender, untiring hands.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
4  The quilt of a high, white feather bed was just visible behind a screen.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
5  He lay just under the icons; his large thick hands outside the quilt.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII
6  His hands were symmetrically placed on the green silk quilt, the palms downward.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII
7  Pierre, carefully stretching his neck so as not to touch the quilt, followed her suggestion and pressed his lips to the large boned, fleshy hand.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII
8  He pulled off the quilt and shook it.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
9  Mitenka's wife and sisters-in-law thrust their heads and frightened faces out of the door of a room where a bright samovar was boiling and where the steward's high bedstead stood with its patchwork quilt.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II
10  Natasha did not move, though her little bare foot, thrust out from under the quilt, was growing cold on the bare floor.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXI
11  When she saw an indistinct shape in the corner, and mistook his knees raised under the quilt for his shoulders, she imagined a horrible body there, and stood still in terror.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXI
12  She passed the valet, the snuff fell from the candle wick, and she saw Prince Andrew clearly with his arms outside the quilt, and such as she had always seen him.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXXI
13  He turned and looked at her where she lay indistinctly outlined under the dark calico quilt, her high-boned face taking a grayish tinge from the whiteness of the pillow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
14  Uncle Peter, muffled in a quilt, was bringing out the carriage to take Ashley to the train.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
15  Grandpa Merriwether rode in on a gun carriage, his bare feet tied in quilt scraps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence:
1  When we was ready to shove off we was a quarter of a mile below the island, and it was pretty broad day; so I made Jim lay down in the canoe and cover up with the quilt, because if he set up people could tell he was a nigger a good ways off.
2  So I made Jim lie down in the canoe and cover up with the quilt.
3  Turn the quilt over and look for a label attached by the quilter.
4  Having spread the quilt and folded my night-dress, I went to the window-seat to put in order some picture-books and doll's house furniture scattered there.
5  Girls of this school like to quilt small things to decorate their bedrooms.
6  A patchwork quilt is a good way of using up scraps of material.
7  In the army camp the quilts are usually folded in this manner.
8  Traditional quilts combine the discipline of pattern with the artistic freedom to choose color and scale.
9  For centuries, quilting and patchwork have been popular needlecrafts.