Definition - quarry

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  1. animal hunted or caught for food
  2. a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
  3. 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"
  4. extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble"