Definition of night-piece in English:

night-piece

noun

  • 1A painting or picture representing a scene or landscape at night.

  • 2A poem or literary composition associated with qualities of the night.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Ben Jonson (?1573–1637), poet and playwright. From night + piece.

Pronunciation

night-piece

/ˈnʌɪtpiːs/