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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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ART and design students at City College Coventry used their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit to develop a number of themed pieces of work for sale in aid of the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal.
RYAN MOORE rode work for the first time since breaking his wrist at Warwick last month when riding three pieces of work for Sir Michael Stoute yesterday morning, writes David Milnes.
I'm excited because I think this is one of my greatest pieces of work.
I gave her an easy week and she had two pieces of work coming in here," explained Lanigan.