crazy quilt definition

  • noun:
    • A patchwork quilt of pieces of cloth of numerous forms, colors, and dimensions, sewn together in an irregular structure.
    • A disorderly blend; a hodgepodge: The chart had been a crazy quilt of areas and precincts.
    • A quilt made of arbitrary spots, without the unifying design.
    • An uncoordinated jumble of things, some ideas, techniques, policies, etc.
    • A quilt or cover for a bed, settee, etc., manufactured from crazy-work.
    • a patchwork quilt without a design
  • adjective:
    • a bedquilt made from bits of silk or any other material of various sizes, forms, and colors, fancifully stitched collectively without definite program or arrangement.

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