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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quarry (A).
 
The place where stone, marble, etc., are dug out and squared. (French, quarré, formed into square blocks.) (Tomlinson.)   1
 


 Quarrel with your Bread and Butter (To).Quarry. 

 
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