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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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BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: ``When my first marriage went to pieces and when my second wife died.
The Ryder Cup star went to pieces and missed the fairway on the 18th.
KATIE O'BRIEN lost her temper and her chance of a place in the second round after a marathon match against Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic The 23-year-old from Yorkshire, playing her third Grand Slam event of the year, led 3-1 in the deciding set but went to pieces as the world No.
Billion Dollar Kid Simon Callaghan Second, Newmarket, June 27 Something wrong since his reappearance fourth and a wind problem was reported after he went to pieces in the closing stages when favourite for this claimer.
The 1985 Open winner went to pieces on the last nine as he managed par just twice and hit five bogeys and two doubles.
I went to pieces, just hearing his voice,'' Torgerson said.
Devastated Angie, of Amersham, Bucks, said of the gruesome delivery: "I went to pieces - I just sank to the floor.
As hard as he was, he still often went to pieces when confronted by his mum, his wife, his sister, his kids or his shrink.
Look at how William Gallas and Kolo Toure (right) went to pieces in the presence of Wayne Rooney last Sunday.
Her superstar face crumpled in slow motion and then went to pieces.
But Palace fought back and Irvine said: "We conceded two terrible goals before half time - our concentration just went to pieces.