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Common misspellings for pierce:

picece, pirce, peice, peirce, perice, pirece, peircen, perce, piecered, bierce, peirced, pericing.

Pierce \pi(er)-ce\

Origin:
Greek
Details:
Pierce as a boy's name is pronounced peerz. It is of English origin. Variant of Piers from Peter (Greek) "rock". Actor Pierce Brosnan.
Related names:
Ferris.
Meaning:
Percie, Perce, Percey, Percy.
Variants:
Pearce, Pears, Pearson, Piers, Pierson, Piersson, Pearsson, Peerce, Peirce.

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This graph shows how "pierce" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for pierce:

  1. I could not pierce it with my eye beyond a few feet; but perceiving within this range the outline of a little door, I concluded that here were the berths in which the master and his mates slept. "The Frozen Pirate" , W. Clark Russell.
  2. The meaning of Blaine's remark utterly failed to pierce his consciousness. "The Crevice" , William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
  3. I had thought of going to take a few weeks' shooting with my friend, Sir Pierce Berrington, but I have made up my mind to go home direct, and if you will give me your company we will travel together. "Won from the Waves" , W.H.G. Kingston.

Quotes for pierce:

  1. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. - Saint Augustine
  2. No iron can pierce the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place. - Isaac Babel
  3. What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust. - Salvador Dali
  4. I don't want to pierce anything. I think it's outdated. Belly rings and all are, like, old. - Britney Spears
  5. The first things I did when I got out of school in '65 was to buy a pair of Levis and pierce my ears. - Mink Stole

Rhymes for pierce:

  1. bierce, fierce, pearce, peirce.

Idioms for pierce:

  1. pierce through
  2. pierce through sth
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