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Synonyms for quarry

Synonyms for quarry

a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

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a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

animal hunted or caught for food

extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry

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According to Duffe Elkins, director of sales for the Indiana Limestone Company of Oolitic, Indiana, the limestone for 15 Central Park West is coming from the Empire Quarry from a deposit just a few hundred yards away from where the same Indiana Limestone was quarried for use on the Empire State Building, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary.
There's some doubt whether quarrying continued after this, but the Premier Stone Company nearby surely used stone quarried in the Moorwood area as aggregate for their concrete lintels, paving slabs, kerbstones.
Granite would be quarried from several sites in Northern Ontario.
The Manigotagan Silica property is located on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, directly across from Black Island where silica sand was extensively quarried in the past.