quilt (n.) Look up quilt at Dictionary.com
c.1300, "mattress with soft lining," from Anglo-French quilte, Old French cuilte, coute "quilt, mattress" (12c.), from Latin culcita "mattress, bolster," of unknown origin. Sense of "thick outer bed covering" is first recorded 1590s.
quilt (v.) Look up quilt at Dictionary.com
1550s, from quilt (n.). Related: Quilted; quilting. Quilting bee attested from 1824 (see bee).