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apiece

[uh-pees] /əˈpis/
adverb
1.
for each piece, thing, or person; for each one; each:
We ate an orange apiece. The cakes cost a dollar apiece.
Origin of apiece
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English a pease. See a2, piece
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apiece

/əˈpiːs/
adverb
1.
(postpositive) for, to, or from each one: they were given two apples apiece
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Word Origin and History for apiece
adv.

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

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