Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pie made of meat or flesh.
  • noun A mince-pie.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "I bet he'll be all right by tea-time, " said Roger, eating an enormous chunk of home-cooked meat-pie.

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  • There is a piece of meat-pie, and some bread and cheese downstairs, if you hurry!

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  • There was a large meat-pie with delicious looking pastry on top, and a collection of buns, biscuits and oranges.

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  • As we made our way from the West Coast-oriented bar (with, according to my mentors, not enough beer cred for that claim) Pacific Standard to the Australian meat-pie joint, Sheep Station (kitschy, but the fries are among the best), one friend piped up about how food writers always tend to gravitate toward the same items on any given menu.

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  • These crusts, which are set up like meat-pie crusts, are then placed in the sun for a day or two to stiffen.

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  • In a city of meat-pie lovers and with a culture of a Four&Twenty with sauce at the footy in winter.

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  • In a city of meat-pie lovers and with a culture of a Four&Twenty with sauce at the footy in winter.

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  • Her husband, quite impassive, finished his lunch of meat-pie, and drank some beer.

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  • The fact is, that among his hunters at least, the whale would by all hands be considered a noble dish, were there not so much of him; but when you come to sit down before a meat-pie nearly one hundred feet long, it takes away your appetite.

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  • Gaelen fished in his leather hip-pouch and produced a thick slice of cold meat-pie.

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