quilts


quilts
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 soft padding; fill with soft padding

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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