There was an impression that a set piece had been prepared, and that this was its beginning.
She noticed at once that he was not improvising; that he was playing a set piece, the tones of which were quite unfamiliar to her.
He caught up Amabel that she might see the set piece which was just being put up.
Usually applied to a set piece in the form now commonly called a pibroch.
The full dramatic effect of their connection could only be produced by a set piece.
The fireworks came to an end with a set piece called Uncle Sam.
The set piece, a ship at sea, showed one mast and the captain, and then went out.
“Suzanne Church,” she said, and took out her notebook, the key prop in any set piece involving a reporter.
I say, as you did just now: it's like a set piece—a bit of slag assassins' stage craft.
Each act runs its course uninterruptedly without anything approaching a set piece.