piece out (v.) Old form(s): peece , peeces out
augment, increase, supplement
JC II.i.51[Brutus alone, of an abbreviated sentence in a letter] Thus must I piece it out
KL III.vi.2[Gloucester to disguised Kent] I will piece out the comfort with what addition I can
MW III.ii.30[Ford alone, of Page] He pieces out his wife's inclination
TC III.i.51[Paris to Pandarus, of the music] you shall piece it out with a piece of your performance [also: make whole]
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