of a piece
phrasal alike, consistent

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  • Of a piece — Piece 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • of a piece — {adj. phr.} Of the same kind; in line. Usually used with with . * /His quitting the job is of a piece with his dropping out of school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • of a piece — {adj. phr.} Of the same kind; in line. Usually used with with . * /His quitting the job is of a piece with his dropping out of school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • A Piece of Monologue — is a fifteen minute play by Samuel Beckett. Written between 2 October 1977 [Reading University Library RUL 2068] and 28 April 1979 it followed a request for a “play about death” by the actor David Warrilow who starred in the premiere in the Annex …   Wikipedia

  • A Piece of the Action (Star Trek) — NOTOC ST episode name = A Piece of the Action Kirk and Spock face off with mobsters series = TOS ep num = 46 prod num = 049 remas. num = 28 date = January 12, 1968 writer = David P. Harmon Gene L. Coon director = James Komack guest = Anthony… …   Wikipedia

  • A piece of money — Money Mon ey, n.; pl. {Moneys}. [OE. moneie, OF. moneie, F. monnaie, fr. L. moneta. See {Mint} place where coin is made, {Mind}, and cf. {Moidore}, {Monetary}.] 1. A piece of metal, as gold, silver, copper, etc., coined, or stamped, and issued by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a piece of virtu — Virtu 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. Spence. [1913 Webster] {An article of virtu}, or {a piece of virtu}, an object of art or antiquity; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A piece of bric-a-brac — Bric a brac Bric a brac , n. [F.] Miscellaneous curiosities and works of decorative art, considered collectively. [1913 Webster] {A piece of bric a brac}, any curious or antique article of virtu, as a piece of antiquated furniture or metal work,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To give a piece of one's mind to — Piece 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Key of a country — Key Key (k[=e]), n. [OE. keye, key, kay, AS. c[ae]g.] 1. An instrument by means of which the bolt of a lock is shot or drawn; usually, a removable metal instrument fitted to the mechanism of a particular lock and operated by turning in its place …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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