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Definition of piece:

  1. A castle; a fortified building.
  2. A coin; as, a sixpenny piece; - formerly applied specifically to an English gold coin worth 22 shillings.
  3. A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.
  4. A fact; an item; as, a piece of news; a piece of knowledge.
  5. A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole, in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or tearing; a part; a portion; as, a piece of sugar; to break in pieces.
  6. A literary or artistic composition; as, a piece of poetry, music, or statuary.
  7. A musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six pieces; a following piece.
  8. An individual; - applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used slightingly or in contempt.
  9. Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of the same kind; an individual article; a distinct single effort of a series; a definite performance
  10. One of the superior men, distinguished from a pawn.
  11. To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; - often with out.
  12. To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.
  13. To unite; to join; to combine.

Synonyms:

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