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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.
The Greenfield Valley Heritage Park and Museum is holding a reunion of former pupils to piece together a history of the school
Previously, scientists had used icicle-like rock formations, called stalactites, to piece together a history of climate change in the area.
In a third retelling, we start to piece together the "real" story, catching a glimpse of the boy in emotional trouble.
DETECTIVES are trying to piece together the last movements of Paula Clennell, from Berwick, in the Suffolk multiple murder investigation.
With this approach, scientists can examine the fossil record in several different ways to piece together the lives of ancient people.
That was a few days too late to meet a federal regulatory deadline that already had been extended several times in the last year to give Mundy and his team more time to piece together financing for the venture.
Nonetheless, she is able to piece together evidence to suggest a "broad cultural pattern"--frequently difficult to prove--in which ideas about modernity became inextricably linked to ideas about race and evolution.
But there is a problem when Bevan tries to piece together from all this any kind of analytical narrative.