Quarry Quar"ry, n.; pl. {Quarries}. [OE. querre, OF. cuiri['e]e, F. cur['e]e, fr. cuir hide, leather, fr. L. corium; the quarry given to the dogs being wrapped in the akin of the beast. See {Cuirass}.] 1. (a) A part of the entrails of the beast taken, given to the hounds. (b) A heap of game killed. [1913 Webster]

2. The object of the chase; the animal hunted for; game; especially, the game hunted with hawks. ``The stone-dead quarry.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The wily quarry shunned the shock. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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