[af-ter-pees, ahf-]
a short dramatic piece performed after a featured play.

1770–80; after + piece Unabridged
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afterpiece (ˈɑːftəˌpiːs)
a brief usually comic dramatic piece presented after a play

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Example sentences
Then a merry farce or a light afterpiece closed the varied entertainment of the evening.
Both pieces were enjoy ed intensely, and then there was an afterpiece not down on the bills but of that no matter.
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