Definition of period piece in English:

period piece

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  • An object or work that is set in or reminiscent of an earlier historical period: these novels are period pieces with roots in historical romance the room is furnished with period pieces
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    • Visitors are also treated to a two-floor museum containing original and period pieces and over 10,000 historic objects.
    • Mostly short, the essays range from period pieces to recent history writing, from the dry to the witty, and from overviews to precise accounts.
    • If you enjoy historical or period pieces, then this is definitely something you would enjoy.

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Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
used to address an English nobleman