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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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We appeal for people to come forward to help piece together his movements prior to him being found.
Police have been trying to piece together how the 22-year-old came to be alone in Newcastle during the early hours of a cold winter morning, following a night out.
DCI Chris Green said: "At this early stage of this investigation we are trying to piece together the circumstances of this incident.
Judith said: "We've researched as far as we can but we are struggling to piece together a complete history of the building from when it was first occupied by the directors of the Coventry Chain Company since the 1914-1918 Great War.
Detectives last night said they were trying to piece together her last movements and said she had died of "compression" of the neck.
Each child travels and learns all about their friends and neighbors, as they piece together grand collages reflecting the vibrant diversity of people, places, ideas and activities all around them.
Now, researchers are using modern techniques to piece together ancient elephant history.
As they piece together their past, Mongolians are remaking their most famous son too.
COPS are trying to piece together the last hours of tragic 11-year-old Shannon Stewart, who is feared to be Scotland's youngest female suicide victim.
A transcendental attempt to piece together clues of an ancient puzzle to expose mysteries that defy the imagination.
But by 2001, the team had gone through only about 300 bags, so officials began to search for a faster way to piece together the remaining 33 million pages.
Owner Roy Davies - helped Roy Noble to piece together the research using the farm deeds.