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piddle away
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pie chart
pie crust
pie plant
pie shell
pie-dog
pie-eyed
Piebald
-- Piece --
Piece broker
piece de resistance
piece goods
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Piece

n.1.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.
Bring it out piece by piece.
- Ezek. xxiv. 6.
2.A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.
3.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
4.An individual; - applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used slightingly or in contempt.
Thy mother was a piece of virtue.
- Shak.
His own spirit is as unsettled a piece as there is in all the world.
- Coleridge.
5.(Chess) One of the superior men, distinguished from a pawn.
6.A castle; a fortified building.
Of a piece
of the same sort, as if taken from the same whole; like; - sometimes followed by with.
Piece of eight
the Spanish piaster, formerly divided into eight reals.
- Dryden.
To give a piece of one's mind to
to speak plainly, bluntly, or severely to (another).
Piece broker
one who buys shreds and remnants of cloth to sell again.
- Thackeray.
Piece goods
goods usually sold by pieces or fixed portions, as shirtings, calicoes, sheetings, and the like.
v. t.1.To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; - often with out.
[imp. & p. p. Pieced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Piecing .]
2.To unite; to join; to combine.
v. i.1.To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.
Noun1.Piecepiece - a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
2.piece - an item that is an instance of some type; "he designed a new piece of equipment"; "she bought a lovely piece of china";
3.piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
Synonyms: part
4.piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
5.piece - an instance of some kind; "it was a nice piece of work"; "he had a bit of good luck"
Synonyms: bit
6.piece - an artistic or literary composition; "he wrote an interesting piece on Iran"; "the children acted out a comic piece to amuse the guests"
7.piece - a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
Synonyms: firearm, small-arm
8.piece - a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread"
Synonyms: slice
9.piece - a distance; "it is down the road a piece"
10.Piecepiece - a work of art of some artistic value; "this store sells only objets d'art"; "it is not known who created this piece"
11.piece - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
Synonyms: while, spell, patch
12.piece - a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue"
Synonyms: slice
13.piece - game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
Synonyms: man
Verb1.piece - to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt"
Synonyms: patch
2.piece - make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"
3.piece - join during spinning; "piece the broken pieces of thread, slivers, and rovings"
4.piece - eat intermittently; take small bites of; "He pieced at the sandwich all morning"; "She never eats a full meal--she just nibbles"
Synonyms: nibble, pick
5.piece - repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup"
Synonyms: patch
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