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afterpiece

[af-ter-pees, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌpis, ˈɑf-/
noun
1.
a short dramatic piece performed after a featured play.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; after + piece
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afterpiece

/ˈɑːftəˌpiːs/
noun
1.
a brief usually comic dramatic piece presented after a play
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