apiece

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv apiece to or from every one of two or more (considered individually) "they received $10 each"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Apiece Each by itself; by the single one; to each; as the share of each; as, these melons cost a shilling apiece . "Fined . . . a thousand pounds apiece ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apiece For each piece, article, thing, or person; for each; to each; each: as, they cost a dollar apiece; there is an orange apiece.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Apiece a-pēs′ for each piece, thing, or person: to each individually
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Quotations

  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    “There are two distinctive classes of people today, those who have personal computers, and those who have several thousand extra dollars apiece.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. a-, + piece,

Usage

In literature:

We did the work for about eighty-eight cents apiece, each tree having a thorough spray.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
We had for every one of our corps twelve shot apiece, and in the rear a sufficiency of centners of powder, with ball and match.
"John Splendid" by Neil Munro
The two boys were simply clothed in a pair of men's trousers apiece and a dilapidated pair of boots between them.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Candles cost fourpence apiece, which made them costly luxuries for the thrifty colonists.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
They wore a long, clean cotton shirt apiece.
"Gold Seekers of '49" by Edwin L. Sabin
Maybe the proper thing would be to give them a kiss apiece?
"Shining Ferry" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
They ate cooky for cooky until they had eaten ten apiece, when they stopped to rest a bit.
"The Cat in Grandfather's House" by Carl Henry Grabo
They cost a dollar and a half apiece.
"The Squirrel-Cage" by Dorothy Canfield
I counted off three hundred and twenty-four at ten cents apiece, and wouldn't take any less.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
Some were marked with a nimbus apiece.
"Talents, Incorporated" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Sometimes ten gallons apiece, a very consoling amount, was given in a year.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
Some are killed every year, and the government pays one and sixpence apiece for the heads.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
We received three crackers apiece.
"The River of Darkness" by William Murray Graydon
Corner lots were selling at Hugoton for $1,000 apiece, and people were flocking to that town.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
On one side was a row of little boys from four to six years old, who were valued, so Hamed said, at about three dollars apiece.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
The fare alone, each way, had come to ten dollars apiece, and then they did no work for that month, but lived in a little hotel.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
But they say the soldiers had so many that they offered them for sale at five dollars apiece!
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
The little boxes of Christmas-tree candles held half a dozen apiece, assorted colours.
"A Patriotic Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Divided square round, there'd be atween twenty an' thirty thousand dollars apiece.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Sandy did not have many chips in front of him, but there were five small oblongs of blue, markers representing five hundred dollars apiece.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
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In poetry:

There's wet snow on your lashes
And in your eyes, distress,
And your external image
Is all, all of apiece.
"Meeting" by Boris Pasternak
'We shut the door, sat on the floor,
never made a sound
And to finish Off me birthday,
We had one each apiece all round.'
"Once each apiece all round" by Stanley Holloway
'Ten days CB,' said Samuel,
'That's heavy I'll be bound.'
Said Captain 'Split among your pals,
It's one each apiece all round.
"Once each apiece all round" by Stanley Holloway
"I'll make you a whistle apiece," quoth he,
"And if you like, you may follow me;
Zodiac Town's in the land of Time,
And I go by the road of Rhyme."
"Zodiac Town" by Nancy Byrd Turner
‘There’s two of the boys by the stable now—
‘Be the powers! I’ll teach the varmints
‘To come wid nought but a shirt apiece,
‘And wid dirt for their nayther garmints.
"A Little Mistake" by Henry Lawson
Instedd of their abewsing and calling hout Poleece
Let em send out JOHN to us vith six-pence or a shillin apiece.
Then like good young horgin-boys avay from there we'll go,
Blessing sweet SAINT CICILY that taught our pipes to blow.
"The Organ-Boy’s Appeal" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Shawn Williams and Ryan Manuel scored 13 points apiece as the Mustangs won their fourth straight game under new coach Larry Brown.
Rose then birdied No 13, and after his eagle a hole later both birdied No 16 before ending with two pars apiece.
Mayfield was led by Audrey Oliver's 16 points while Daeshi McCants and Alicia Marcus each added seven points apiece.
COOPERSTOWN — \Michael Rowley and Liam Heneghan scored three goals apiece as host Cooperstown cruised to an 11-0 boys soccer victory over Mohawk on Monday.
Michael Rowley and Liam Heneghan scored three goals apiece as host Cooperstown cruised to an 11-0 boys soccer victory over Mohawk on Monday.
It featured 250 assorted muffins for $4,200, or $16.80 apiece, and $2,880 for 300 cookies and brownies, along with various pastries and snacks.
Mike McFadden and Velton Jones scored 15 points apiece as Robert Morris defeated Cleveland State, 71-62, Tuesday night in the consolation round of the 2012 NIT Season Tip-Off.
Gary Roberson had 14 points, DeQuan Hicks 13, and Jalan West and Brison White 13 apiece for the Demons (4-3).
Damen Bell-Holter and Warren Niles scored 21 points apiece, helping Oral Roberts to an 86-77 victory Wednesday over Texas State in the first meeting between the schools since 1995.
Glen Davis and Arron Afflalo scored 24 points apiece, and the Orlando Magic outlasted the Golden State Warriors 102-94 on Monday night for their second straight victory.
Players on Romanian First Division club Farul Constanta were fined $2,500 to $16,600 apiece - depending on their lack of effort in the season's first two games - by club owner Gheorghe Bosanceanu for not trying hard enough.
Rob Johnson and Jamel Fuentes scored 18 points apiece to bring.
Mat and Karayorgis also have one unaccompanied track apiece.
Pollster 's trendlines are making a splash on twitter today, since they now show Romney and Obama moving into a true tie at 46.1 percent apiece.
Mike McFadden and Velton Jones scored 15 points apiece as Robert Morris defeated Cleveland State 71-62 Tuesday night in the consolation round of the 2012 NIT Season Tip-Off.
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In science:

For each thick edge, we choose a pair of α-circles αj and αj+1 which are meridians for the two incoming arcs, and also an additional circle βi , which meets only αj and αj+1 in two points apiece.
Floer homology and singular knots
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