Definition of QUARRIES

noun : QUARRIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'" ;

verb : QUARRIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble" ;


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