Correct spelling, explanation: the first known usage of this exact spelling in English is from Middle English. The spelling piece remained. Spelling
peice would suggest different pronunciation. This is why the spelling which is correct is piece.
Definition of piece:
noun, a fragment of something
Can I have another piece of this cake? It’s delicious!
I cut myself with a piece of glass, I’m so clumsy.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: this is an incorrect form because the word is pronounced [pees] and the form piece would suggest something along with [peis]. The correct form, piece, has been known since Middle English.
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