Apieces
Apieces \A*pie"ces\, adv. In pieces or to pieces. [Obs.] ``Being torn apieces.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Knapping — Knap Knap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Knapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Knapping}.] [D. knappen to chew, bite, crack, take hold of; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To bite; to bite off; to break short. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. ] [1913 Webster] He will knap the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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