Definitions for period piece

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pe′riod piece`(n.)

  1. something, as a novel, painting, or building, of interest or value primarily because it evokes a period of history.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. period piece(noun)

    any work of art whose special value lies in its evocation of a historical period

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  1. period piece(Noun)

    A work of art or drama which evokes a particular historical era

  2. period piece(Noun)

    A work which evokes the era in which it was produced, but may not have any other especial features

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  1. Period piece

    "Period piece" is a phrase that is used to describe creative works which involve a time period in history.

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