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Definition of Pieces
pieceVirtu Vir*tu" (?; 277), n. [It. virt[`u] virtue, excellence,
from L. virtus. See Virtue.]
A love of the fine arts; a taste for curiosities. --J.
An article, or piece, of virtu, an object of art or
antiquity; a curiosity, such as those found in museums or
I had thoughts, in my chambers to place it in view,
To be shown to my friends as a piece of virt[`u].
Piece Piece, v. i.
To unite by a coalescence of parts; to fit together; to join.
``It pieced better.' --Bacon.
PiecePiece Piece, n. [OE. pece, F. pi[`e]ce, LL. pecia, petia,
petium, probably of Celtic origin; cf. W. peth a thing, a
part, portion, a little, Armor. pez, Gael. & Ir. cuid part,
share. Cf. Petty.]
1. A fragment or part of anything separated from the whole,
in any manner, as by cutting, splitting, breaking, or
tearing; a part; a portion; as, a piece of sugar; to break
Bring it out piece by piece. --Ezek. xxiv.
2. A definite portion or quantity, as of goods or work; as, a
piece of broadcloth; a piece of wall paper.
3. Any one thing conceived of as apart from other things of
the same kind; an individual article; a distinct single
effort of a series; a definite performance; especially:
(a) A literary or artistic composition; as, a piece of
poetry, music, or statuary.
(b) A musket, gun, or cannon; as, a battery of six pieces;
a following piece.
(c) A coin; as, a sixpenny piece; -- formerly applied
specifically to an English gold coin worth 22
(d) A fact; an item; as, a piece of news; a piece of
4. An individual; -- applied to a person as being of a
certain nature or quality; often, but not always, used
slightingly or in contempt. ``If I had not been a piece of
a logician before I came to him.' --Sir P. Sidney.
Thy mother was a piece of virtue. --Shak.
His own spirit is as unsettled a piece as there is
in all the world. --Coleridge. PiecePiece Piece, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pieced; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or
pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; -- often with
2. To unite; to join; to combine. --Fuller.
His adversaries . . . pieced themselves together in
a joint opposition against him. --Fuller.
Meaning of Pieces from wikipedia
(not to be confused
with peace) may refer
deplo**** on a chessboard
the game of chess Pieces
of a Woman
is a 2020 Canadian-American drama directed
by Kornél Mundruczó, from a screenplay
by Kata Wéber. The film stars Vanessa
Kirby, Shia LaBeouf...
- In Pieces
is the sixth studio album
by American country music artist Garth
Brooks. It was released
31, 1993. It debuted
at #1 on the Billboard...
is the eighth studio album
by American progressive
rock band Styx, released
1, 1978. Like the band's previous
album, The Grand...
to the Hebrew
Bible, the covenant
of the pieces
or covenant between
(Hebrew: ברית בין הבתרים berith
bein hebětarim) was an event
- Life in Pieces
is an American sitcom television series created
by Justin Adler
and which premiered
on CBS on September
21, 2015 and concluded
on June 27...
is a 2003 American
comedy-drama film written
debut, the film stars Katie
- Five Easy Pieces
is a 1970 American drama
by Bob Rafelson, written
by Carole Eastman
Joyce) and Rafelson, and starring
of You is the debut studio album
singer-songwriter Jewel, released
28, 1995, by Atlantic
Records. It was produced
- A Million Little Pieces
is a book by James
sold as a memoir
and later marketed
as a semi-fictional novel following accusations
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