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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
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piece

[pēs]
(ordnance)
An artillery weapon, a machine gun, a rifle, or any firearm.
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The exhibition at the Dorman Museum which runs from January 26 to March 28 combines both fields and includes a 17-panel piece of work that extols the nature of water and is rooted in the North.
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The new piece of work is to provide a strong evidence base for the preparation of a joint Core Strategy following the agreement of the four local authorities to work together on a plan for the whole of the Black Country.
A NEW piece of work by four Huddersfield University students is to be performed at London's South Bank Centre.
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