af|ter|piece


af|ter|piece
af|ter|piece «AF tuhr PEES, AHF-», noun.
1. a short play performed after a longer one.
2. an afterword: »

Evelyn Waugh encouraged her to write this work [a biography], and Waugh himself contributed an afterpiece (New Yorker).


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