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QUARRY. A place whence stones are dug for the purpose of being employed in building, making roads, and the like.
     2. When a farm is let with an open quarry, the tenant may, when not restrained by his contract, take out the stone, but he has no right to open new quarries. Vide Mines. Waste.

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Still, despite his intentions, life at Quarriers was not quite the same as life in a regular family.
Quarriers chief Paul Moore said: "This will have a huge positive impact on the lives of these two young people, who have already had to overcome more obstacles than many their age.
There are many people living in the area who suffered abuse at Quarriers homes.
Phil Robinson, the current chief executive at Quarriers, told Greenock Sheriff Court that one 'parent' would sometimes look after 12 children in one of the 43 cottages.
But according to Quarriers Chief Executive Paul Moore Amy's harrowing story is not uncommon, with many children throughout Scotland facing similar ordeals.
It was the sisters' dad Harry, 63, who spotted the caf up for sale in the idyllic Quarriers Village, just a stone's throw from Bridge of Weir, where the girls grew up.
Kate Sanford, of Q riers, said: "When y Kate Sanford, of Quarriers, said: "When young people get a tenancy, they don't have anything to put in it so they end up sleeping on the floorboards.
Wilson, 68, who had been released into the community despite a 19-year campaign of abuse against eight girls in care at Quarriers, has been returned to jail for six months.
Nicolson committed vile sex acts on the girl at the Quarriers Village children's home, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, over 18-months from 1966.
The experiences of Sara and Julie back up the survey commissioned by the charity Quarriers.
They had earlier told how they would watch his shadow as he crept into their dormitory at Quarriers Children's Home, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, not knowing who he would attack that night.
org PEDAL FOR SCOTLAND Quarriers charity are looking for riders to take part in the Fresh 'n' Lo Pedal for Scotland on September 9.