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, to quilt a coat. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material. [1913 Webster]

3. To stitch or sew in lines or patterns. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • quilted — kwɪltɪd adj. filled with soft stuffing, padded; sewed with a quilted pattern kwɪlt n. blanket made from layers of fabric and soft padding; blanket sewn with a quilted design v. sew in a quilted pattern; make a blanket from layers of fabric and …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quilted — quilt|ed [ˈkwıltıd] adj quilted cloth consists of layers held together by lines of stitches that cross each other ▪ a quilted bath robe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quilted — [[t]kwɪ̱ltɪd[/t]] ADJ Something that is quilted consists of two layers of fabric with a layer of thick material between them, often decorated with lines of stitching which form a pattern. ...a quilted bedspread …   English dictionary

  • quilted — adjective quilted cloth or clothing has been made thicker and warmer by having a special layer of material stitched into it: a quilted bath robe …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • quilted — adjective a) Having the characteristics of a quilt; specifically, having two layers of cloth sewn together, with a layer of padding between them. b) Having characteristics that approximate the above to some degree, eg, quilted toilet paper …   Wiktionary

  • quilted — adj. Quilted is used with these nouns: ↑jacket …   Collocations dictionary

  • quilted — quilt|ed [ kwıltəd ] adjective something that is quilted is made from layers of cloth filled with feathers or a similar substance …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quilted — UK [ˈkwɪltɪd] / US [ˈkwɪltəd] adjective something that is quilted is made from layers of cloth filled with feathers or a similar substance …   English dictionary

  • quilted — /kwil tid/, adj. 1. resembling a quilt, as in texture, design, stitching, etc. 2. padded, filled, or stitched in the manner of a quilt. [1525 35; QUILT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • quilted — adjective join (layers of fabric or padding) with stitching to form a bed covering, a warm garment, or for decorative effect. → quilt …   English new terms dictionary