Definition of Porkpies

1. Noun. (plural of porkpie) ¹



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Definition of Porkpies

1. porkpie [n] - See also: porkpie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porkpies

porkfish
porkholt
porkier
porkies
porkiest
porkiness
porkinesses
porking
porkish
porkless
porklike
porkling
porklings
porkpie
porkpie hat
porkpies (current term)
porks
porkwood
porkwoods
porky
porky pie
porky pies

Literary usage of Porkpies

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

1. With the Dutch in the East: An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombock by Wouter Cool (1897)
"... of refreshment and bathing, such luxuries having been dispensed with so long. Officers and soldiers were then given food: rice, native cakes, porkpies, ..."

2. The Reminiscences of Albert Pell, Sometime M.P. for South Leicestershire by Albert Pell (1908)
"No small porkpies, no sardines, no cold boiled eggs, no wing or leg of a small fowl, on a counter obstructed with biscuit tins and bath buns ; but in the ..."

3. A Welcome: Original Contributions in Poetry and Prose by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1863)
"... but truth compels us to confess that though crinolines and porkpies, lads and lasses, were as plentiful as blackberries, the incidents of the road, ..."

4. The Liver and Its Diseases, Both Functional and Organic: Their History by William Morgan (1877)
"No Cambridge sausages, grilled kidneys, Melton Mowbray porkpies, devilled turkey and pâtés de foie gras, for breakfast ..."

5. With the Dutch in the East: An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombock by Wouter Cool (1897)
"... of refreshment and bathing, such luxuries having been dispensed with so long. Officers and soldiers were then given food: rice, native cakes, porkpies, ..."

6. The Reminiscences of Albert Pell, Sometime M.P. for South Leicestershire by Albert Pell (1908)
"No small porkpies, no sardines, no cold boiled eggs, no wing or leg of a small fowl, on a counter obstructed with biscuit tins and bath buns ; but in the ..."

7. A Welcome: Original Contributions in Poetry and Prose by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1863)
"... but truth compels us to confess that though crinolines and porkpies, lads and lasses, were as plentiful as blackberries, the incidents of the road, ..."

8. The Liver and Its Diseases, Both Functional and Organic: Their History by William Morgan (1877)
"No Cambridge sausages, grilled kidneys, Melton Mowbray porkpies, devilled turkey and pâtés de foie gras, for breakfast ..."

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