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afterpiece

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From after- +‎ piece

NounEdit

afterpiece (plural afterpieces)

  1. A piece performed after a play, usually a farce or other small entertainment.
  2. (nautical) The heel of a rudder.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.