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pieces

a wool-classer's term; when classing fleece wool preparatory to sale, these are the inferior pieces of wool, including skirtings from around the edge and broken wool.

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Q. i ate a piece of chicken breast and bone is stuck in my throat what to do

A. You should seek medical treatment - if it's stuck high enough the may be to remove it with simple maneuver. Otherwise, the may use endocscopy (a pipe-like device with a camera that helps to get the bone out). It may cause problems such as tearing and causing a hole in your throat or your digestive tract, so it should be removed.

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References in classic literature ?
Then let us find it," replied the Wizard, and so all got down on their hands and knees and began examining the scattered pieces.
So while the others were searching for the mouth she hunted for pieces with red hair, and found several of them which, when matched to the other pieces, formed the top of a man's head.
The man obeyed, and placed in my brother's hands a purse containing five hundred pieces of gold.
Observing her shabby clothes, my brother thought that her gratitude was in reality a hint that he should give her some money to buy some new ones, so he held out two pieces of gold.
In a word, I brought away all the sails, first and last; only that I was fain to cut them in pieces, and bring as much at a time as I could, for they were no more useful to be sails, but as mere canvas only.
I soon emptied the hogshead of the bread, and wrapped it up, parcel by parcel, in pieces of the sails, which I cut out; and, in a word, I got all this safe on shore also.
1875 piece she must endure the whole horrid thing again.
The Russian was very patient, and did not hurry the man, for he knew that he himself was quite safe whether the 1875 piece came out this time or not.
The exact definition of a piece of matter as a construction will be given later.
Presently he noticed as an odd thing that it was undoubtedly out upon the lagoon with some definite purpose, for it was fighting the tide, and sometimes winning; and when it won, Peter, always sympathetic to the weaker side, could not help clapping; it was such a gallant piece of paper.
That reminds me,--my wife, Mr Johnson,--I hope she'll have some good part in this piece of yours?
As soon as he saw that piece of wood, Mastro Cherry was filled with joy.