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noun (quarries)
  1. A site for mine, mining stone.
verb (quarries, quarrying, quarried)
  1. To obtain stone from a quarry.
  2. (figurative) To extract or slowly obtain by long, tedious searching.
She has quarried out new, interesting facts about ancient Egypt from old papyri.

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