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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR APIECE

There's no sense to it, any way,—sixteen sheep stood him in two dollars apiece.

I'll tell you what, I'll give you fifty cents apiece for the lot!

Doyle or Galvin would charge ten dollars apiece for such in Boston.

The first three prize-winners would be worth a clear 450 apiece.

Come, come, Susan Jane; there is two apiece, an' six fur company!

Some were so big and heavy that they weighed five or six pounds apiece.

Them flags is worth a quarter apiece, and you'll break the handle.

That he is; but the fish came to about that; the tautog are worth a quarter apiece.

Pickled the tongues an' sold 'em for three cents apiece, by gum.

We had but a shot or two apiece to the musket, they tell me.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, a contraction of a pece (mid-15c.), originally of coins, objects for sale, etc. (see a (2) + piece (n.)).

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