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1In a garden or public space: an ornamental structure featuring or containing water; = "water feature". Compare "piece of water". Now somewhat archaic.
2A painting or other work of art representing a scene in which water features prominently. Now somewhat rare.
Late 17th century (in an earlier sense). From water + piece.
water piece/ˈwɔːtə piːs/
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