Read the dictionary definition of QUARRY. All definitions for this word.
1. animal hunted or caught for food
2. a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
1. 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
1. he fell prey to muggers
2. everyone was fair game
3. the target of a manhunt
4. extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
1. quarry marble