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Definition of period piece noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    period piece

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    Types of film, Types of play
     
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  1. 1a play, film/movie, etc. that is set in a particular period of history See related entries: Types of film, Types of play
  2. 2a decorative object, piece of furniture, etc. that was made during a particular period of history and is typical of that period
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: period piece