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Definitions of quarry:
  • noun:   animal hunted or caught for food
  • noun:   a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
    Example: "A British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
  • noun:   a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
  • verb:   extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
    Example: "Quarry marble"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #39512)

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