Definition of Meat pie

1. Noun. Pie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit dough.

Generic synonyms: Pie
Specialized synonyms: Pasty, Tourtiere, Shepherd's Pie, Steak And Kidney Pie, Kidney Pie

Definition of Meat pie

1. Noun. (context: non-idiomatic usage cooking) A pie containing meat. ¹

2. Noun. (Australia NZ) A hand-sized pot pie containing largely minced meat and gravy and typically consumed as a takeaway food snack. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meat Pie

meat and potatoes
meat cleaver
meat counter
meat draw
meat grinder
meat hook
meat hooks
meat house
meat loaf
meat markets
meat packer
meat packing
meat pie (current term)
meat pies
meat puppets
meat raffle
meat safe
meat shield
meat shields
meat space
meat sticks
meat thermometer
meat ticket

Literary usage of Meat pie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Joe Miller: A Collection of Yankee Wit and Humour by Joe Miller (1865)
"The world is like a baked meat pie; the upper crust is rich, dry, and puffy; the lowr crust is heavy, doughy, and underdone; the middle is D^t bad generally ..."

2. Practical Sanitary and Economic Cooking Adapted to Persons of Moderate and by Mary Hinman Abel (1890)
"meat pie. . . . .. , ,, . , When the meat is cooked tender, thicken the gravy and pour all into a pie or pudding dish. Cover with a common pie crust or one ..."

3. More Recipes for Fifty by Frances Lowe Smith (1918)
"Cover meat with any meat pie Crust, and bake thirty minutes or more. ... Finish with a regular pie crust, or with one of the following meat pie Crusts. ..."

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