piece (v.) Old form(s): Peec'd , peece, piec'd
add to, join to, augment
AC I.v.45[Alexas to Cleopatra, quoting Antony] I will piece / Her opulent throne with kingdoms
Cor II.iii.211[First Citizen to Sicinius, of other Citizens] twice five hundred, and their friends to piece 'em
KL I.i.199[Lear to Burgundy, of Burgundy taking Cordelia] with our displeasure pieced, / And nothing more
LC.119[of the man's trappings] their purposed trim / Pieced not his grace but were all graced by him
WT V.ii.106[Second Gentleman to other Gentlemen, of Paulina's house] Shall we thither, and with our company piece the rejoicing?
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