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A part of a larger whole, usually in such a form that it is able to be separated from other parts.
A single item belonging to a class of similar items
1959, (w), ''Pawn Power in Chess'', I:
- Pawns, unlike pieces, move only in one direction: forward.
''a sixpenny piece''
An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, musical composition, literary work, etc.
1743, (w), ''The Pleasant, and Surprizing Adventures of Mr. Robert Drury, during his Fifteen Years Captivity on the Island of Madagascar'', London, p. 55,https://archive.org/details/pleasantandsurp00drurgoog
- (..) all our Ammunition was spent. Those of us who had Money made Slugs of it; their next Shift was to take the middle Screws out of their Guns, and charge their Pieces with them.
2008, (w), ''Kieron Smith, Boy'', Penguin 2009, page 46:
- My grannie came and gived them all a piece and jam and cups of water then I was to bring them back out to the street and play a game.
A sexual encounter; from (m) or (m).
A shoddy or worthless object (qualifier).
(ux)and it's going foul.
An individual; a person.
(RQ:Sidney The Defense of Poes)
- If I had not been a piece of a logician before I came to him.
1825, (w), ''Aid to Reflection''
- His own spirit is as unsettled a piece as there is in all the world.
A castle; a fortified building.
A structured practice row, often used for performance evaluation.
An amount of work to be done at one time; a unit of work.
(RQ:Fuller Church Histor)
- His adversaries (..) pieced themselves together in a joint opposition against him.
To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; often with ''out''.
moment (duration of time)
circa 1170, (w), ''et Énide|Érec et Énide'':
- Que del hiaume une piece tranche.
- : It cuts a piece off his helmet