Meaning of PIECE in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *pettia, of Gaulish origin; akin to Welsh peth thing Date: 13th century a part of a whole: as, fragment , any of the individual members comprising a unit, portion , allocation , an object or individual regarded as a unit of a kind or class , a usually unspecified distance , a standard quantity (as of length, weight, or size) in which something is made or sold, a literary, journalistic, artistic, dramatic, or musical composition, firearm , coin , a movable object used in playing a board game, opinion , view , 10. an act of copulation, the female partner in sexual intercourse, instance , example , see: part II. transitive verb (~d; piecing) Date: 15th century to repair, renew, or complete by adding ~s ; patch , to join into a whole, ~r noun

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