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English definition of “quarry”


noun [S] (IN HUNTING)    /ˈkwɒr.i/ US  /ˈkwɔːr-/
a person or animal being hunted or looked for: The dogs pursued their quarry into an empty warehouse .Hunting
(Definition of quarry noun (IN HUNTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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