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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a patchwork quilt without a design;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crazy \Cra"zy\ (kr[=a]"z[y^]), a. [From Craze.] 1. Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken; falling to decay; shaky; unsafe. [1913 Webster] Piles of mean andcrazy houses. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] One of great riches, but a crazy constitution. --Addison. [1913 Webster] They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the island. --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] 2. Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered; demented; deranged. [1913 Webster] Over moist and crazy brains. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 3. Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] The girls were crazy to be introduced to him. --R. B. Kimball. [1913 Webster] Crazy bone, the bony projection at the end of the elbow (olecranon), behind which passes the ulnar nerve; -- so called on account of the curiously painful tingling felt, when, in a particular position, it receives a blow; -- called also funny bone. Crazy quilt, a bedquilt made of pieces of silk or other material of various sizes, shapes, and colors, fancifully stitched together without definite plan or arrangement. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crazy quilt n 1: a patchwork quilt without a design