quarry tile

a machine-made, unglazed, ceramic floor tile.
Also called promenade tile.


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quarry tile
a square or diamond-shaped unglazed floor tile
[C20: from quarry³]

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Example sentences
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.
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