noun (pl) pieces of eight
a former Spanish coin worth eight reals; peso
noun 1. a piece of plate armor for reinforcing or replacing a piece ordinarily used in a suit.
- Piece of fluff
noun phrase A girl or young woman; chit (1840s+) Related Terms bit of fluff
- Piece of shit
- Piece of tail
noun phrase Related Terms tear off a piece [first form 1930s+, variant 1917+; the date should probably be earlier, in view of the 1785 occurrence of piece in the first sense] Related Terms piece of ass