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Noun quarry has 3 senses
  1. prey, quarry, target, fair game - a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"
    --1 is a kind of victim
  2. pit, quarry, stone pit - a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
    --2 is a kind of excavation, hole in the ground
    --2 has particulars: chalkpit, chalk pit; gravel pit; trou-de-loup
    Derived form: verb quarry1
  3. prey, quarry - animal hunted or caught for food
    --3 is a kind of animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
Verb quarry has 1 sense
  1. quarry - extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble"
    --1 is one way to
    exploit, tap
    Derived forms: noun quarry2, noun quarrier1, noun quarrying1
    Sample sentences:
    The men quarry the area for animals
    The men quarry for animals in the area
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