Meaning of PIECE in English

PIECE

noun a castle; a fortified building.

2. piece ·noun one of the superior men, distinguished from a pawn.

3. piece ·noun a fact; an item; as, a piece of news; a piece of knowledge.

4. piece ·noun a musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six pieces; a following piece.

5. piece ·noun a literary or artistic composition; as, a piece of poetry, music, or statuary.

6. piece ·vi to unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.

7. piece ·vt to unite; to join; to combine.

8. piece ·noun a definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.

9. piece ·noun a coin; as, a sixpenny piece;

— formerly applied specifically to an english gold coin worth 22 shillings.

10. piece ·noun an individual;

— applied to a person as being of a certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used slightingly or in contempt.

11. piece ·vt to make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment;

— often with out.

12. piece ·noun 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.

13. piece ·noun 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.

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