Definitions of Pierce:
  • noun:   14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
  • verb:   sound sharply or shrilly
    Example: "The scream pierced the night"
  • verb:   make a hole into
    Example: "The needle pierced her flesh"
  • verb:   penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
  • verb:   cut or make a way through
    Example: "The path pierced the jungle"
  • verb:   move or affect (a person's emotions, bodily feelings, etc.) deeply or sharply
    Example: "The cold pierced her bones"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 1785 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #167)

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