Definition of patchwork quilt in English:

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patchwork quilt


A quilt with a top layer made of small pieces of cloth in different designs, colors, 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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  • Beetle grubs can turn a fine looking lawn into a patchwork quilt of yellow spots.
  • The women's club have completed a beautiful patchwork quilt which is on display in the centre.
  • A patchwork quilt of colored fields turns the picture into a rainbow.

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