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quarry tile

a machine-made, unglazed, ceramic floor tile.
Also called promenade tile.
Origin of quarry tile
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for quarry tile
  • Replace quarry tile flooring and repaint paintable finishes.
  • Oak and quarry tile were used extensively throughout the building.
  • Stairs have marble treads and there is quarry tile in the hallways and tongue-and-groove hardwood on other floors.
British Dictionary definitions for quarry tile

quarry tile

a square or diamond-shaped unglazed floor tile
Word Origin
C20: from quarry³
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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