1. A part of a larger whole, usually in such a form that it is able to be separated from other parts.
  2. A single item belonging to a class of similar items: as, for example, a piece of machinery, a piece of software.
  3. One of the figures used in playing chess, specifically a higher-value figure as distincguished from a pawn; by extension, a similar counter etc. in other games.
  4. A coin, especially one valued at less than the principal unit of currency.
    a sixpenny piece
  5. An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, musical composition, literary work, etc.
  6. An artillery gun.
  7. (short for hairpiece); a toupee or wig, usually when worn by a man.
  8. A slice or other quantity of bread, eaten on its own; a sandwich or light snack.
  9. A gun.
  10. A sexual encounter; from piece of ass or piece of tail
  11. (short for "piece of crap") a shoddy or worthless object, usually applied to consumer products like vehicles or appliances.
  12. A cannabis pipe.
  13. Used to describe a pitch that has been hit but not well, usually either being caught by the opposing team or going foul. Usually used in the past tense with got, and never used in the plural.
  14. An individual; a person.
  15. A castle; a fortified building.


  1. To assemble (something real or figurative).
    These clues allowed us to piece together the solution to the mystery.
  2. To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; often with out.
    to piece a garment
  3. To produce a work of graffiti more complex than a tag.

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