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"The fireworks were by Gandalf: they were not only brought by him, but designed and made by him; and the special effects, SET PIECES, and flights of rockets were let off by him."
The expression I need is written in Caps Lock. Thank you so much in advance!
P. S. In the Russian translation this expression is often ignored, and I would like to understand its meaning.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Another possible meaning of "set piece" is a piece if stage scenery to make a stage or film set look realistic. Now it is possible a fireworks display could have some type of backdrop or something, BUT judging by the context it looks like the author meant the other meaning listed by the other guy.

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