Pieced
Piece Piece, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pieced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Piecing}.] 1. To make, enlarge, or repair, by the addition of a piece or pieces; to patch; as, to piece a garment; -- often with out. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To unite; to join; to combine. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

His adversaries . . . pieced themselves together in a joint opposition against him. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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