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quilted

[kwil-tid] /ˈkwɪl tɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling a quilt, as in texture, design, stitching, etc.
2.
padded, filled, or stitched in the manner of a quilt.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; quilt + -ed2
Related forms
unquilted, adjective

quilt

[kwilt] /kwɪlt/
noun
1.
a coverlet for a bed, made of two layers of fabric with some soft substance, as wool or down, between them and stitched in patterns or tufted through all thicknesses in order to prevent the filling from shifting.
2.
anything quilted or resembling a quilt.
3.
a bedspread or counterpane, especially a thick one.
4.
Obsolete. a mattress.
verb (used with object)
5.
to stitch together (two pieces of cloth and a soft interlining), usually in an ornamental pattern.
6.
to sew up between pieces of material.
7.
to pad or line with material.
verb (used without object)
8.
to make quilts or quilted work.
Origin
1250-1300; Middle English quilte < Old French cuilte < Latin culcita mattress, cushion
Related forms
quilter, noun
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Examples for quilted
  • When youre feeling a little more low-key, flip it around to the solid-colored, quilted polyester side.
  • The cloth is laid in the sun to dry before being cut and transformed into this lightly quilted jacket.
  • The park's paths are quilted with a patchwork of leaves in shades of scarlet and cinnamon.
  • Then came quilted clothes, quilted furs and even quilted jewelry.
  • New techniques and patterns are being evolved, and the quilted fabrics are being put to many new uses.
  • For her: quilted leather outerwear, gorgeous white knits and rugby-dresses-meet-ski-suits.
  • The top changing table has a quilted vinyl pad, built-in safety straps, and a wall shelf unit.
  • We are capable of producing both a luxurious quilted mattress and a standard mattress used for dorm and quarters furniture.
  • If quilting exists on the test surface, each burning cigarette shall be placed on quilted locations of the test surface.
  • No, it didn't make any difference if your prettiest quilt had been quilted by three or four other people.
British Dictionary definitions for quilted

quilt

/kwɪlt/
noun
1.
a thick warm cover for a bed, consisting of a soft filling sewn between two layers of material, usually with crisscross seams
2.
a bedspread or counterpane
3.
anything quilted or resembling a quilt
verb (transitive)
4.
to stitch together (two pieces of fabric) with (a thick padding or lining) between them to quilt cotton and wool
5.
to create (a garment, covering, etc) in this way
6.
to pad with material
7.
(Austral, informal) to strike; clout
Derived Forms
quilter, noun
Word Origin
C13: from Old French coilte mattress, from Latin culcita stuffed item of bedding
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Word Origin and History for quilted

quilt

n.

c.1300, "mattress with soft lining," from Anglo-French quilte, Old French cuilte, coute "quilt, mattress" (12c.), from Latin culcita "mattress, bolster," of unknown origin. Sense of "thick outer bed covering" is first recorded 1590s.

v.

1550s, from quilt (n.). Related: Quilted; quilting. Quilting bee attested from 1824 (see bee).

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