Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pie containing fish.
  • n. A compost-heap of fish-scrap mixed with earth.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Ham, eggs, three kinds of scones, two kinds of jam. and a fish-pie," said his mother.

    The Adventurous Four Again

  • Mr. Benham's eyes filled with tears, as in his emotion he swallowed a mouthful of fish-pie some eighty-three degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it looked.

    Indiscretions of Archie

  • Mr. Benham helped himself to fish-pie, and spoke dully through the steam.

    Indiscretions of Archie

  • He had finished his fish-pie, and was now attacking jam roll with a sort of morose resolution.

    Piccadilly Jim

  • But the little man was dealing strenuously with a breaded cutlet, while the stout boy, grimly silent, surrounded fish-pie in the forthright manner of a starving python.

    Piccadilly Jim

  • Would you like boiled eggs to begin with, or fish-pie? "

    The Adventurous Four Again

  • It'll be a bit dark, but it isn't as if there were many bones in the fish-pie. "

    The Judge

  • I'll away and take the fish-pie out of the oven. "

    The Judge

  • "Mother, dear," she said, for Mrs. Melville had come back with the fish-pie, and was bidding her with an offended briskness to sit forward and eat her meal while it was hot, "they're the loveliest things.

    The Judge

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