"quarries" in the noun sense
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"
2. pit, quarry, stone pit
a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
"a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
3. prey, quarry
animal hunted or caught for food
"quarries" in the verb sense
extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
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