Quarry definition of quarry by The Free Dictionary
An open excavation or pit from which stone is obtained by digging, cutting, or blasting. 2. A rich or productive source: found the book an indispensable quarry of information. tr.v. quar·ried, quar·ry·ing, quar·ries. 1. To obtain (stone) from a quarry, as by cutting, digging, or blasting. 2.