Definition of patchwork quilt in English:

patchwork quilt

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A quilt with a cover made of small pieces of cloth in different designs, colours, or textures sewn together: historic patchwork quilts from York Castle Museum figurative pictures from the air present a patchwork quilt of differing environments
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  • Like a hand-woven carpet or patchwork quilt, even its imperfections would ennoble it.
  • The quilters have spent many hours making colourful patchwork quilts for the hospital ward, only to learn at the last minute that they cannot be used.
  • Cutting, pasting, and inserting material into the curricula has left us with a patchwork quilt of educational experiences.

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