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piece

1. a length by which a commodity is sold, esp cloth, wallpaper, etc.
2. a literary, musical, or artistic composition
3. a coin having a value as specified
4. a small object, often individually shaped and designed, used in playing certain games, esp board games
5. any chessman other than a pawn
6. Austral and NZ fragments of fleece wool

piece

[pēs]
(ordnance)
An artillery weapon, a machine gun, a rifle, or any firearm.
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Executive director Ray Spencer said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Tom back to the Customs House with this exciting and no doubt fantastic piece of work.
GVA Grimley executive director Chris Goddard said "We are delighted to be undertaking this piece of work for the Black Country authorities.
3 : a piece of work usually done on order at an agreed rate <Carpenters did the repair job.
Each of the 200 pupils, from reception up to Year Six, submitted at least one piece of work as their school hall, off Vivian Road, was transformed into an art gallery.
A NEW piece of work by four Huddersfield University students is to be performed at London's South Bank Centre.
COCKNEY REBEL is set to have his first piece of work on Wednesday since fracturing a pelvis at Royal Ascot.
Mother has a patient cultured voice, Claire is a self-centered liar, Lucy a whiny dim bulb, Jocasta a nasty piece of work who is finally expelled.
Brothers,'' directed by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe (best-known for their doc about Terry Gilliam, ``Lost in La Mancha''), establishes its own mythology and cribs from touchstones like ``Gimme Shelter'' and ``Dead Ringers,'' creating a daring and often baffling piece of work.
It's an interesting piece of work," says Mark Thomas of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England.
The moderate Canadian Conservatives are another piece of work.
Throw in some satanic shit and you got one fine piece of work here.
Wesley Clark's article, 'America's Virtual Empire," (November) is a stunning piece of work, laying out the historical roots of decades of multilateralist success.