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piece (1)

[W Car.; cf. OED, a limited portion of land, enclosed; cf. US Black "piece of tobacker.. field" (Parsons 19I7a:186)] n. a field with a single crop: 1832 Commenced felling [i.e. clearing] a piece (Farquharson 12). (San Sal.)

Tags: agriculture, geography, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-18 02:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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