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cherry pie

any of several plants having flowers with an odor suggestive of cherries, as the heliotrope.
Origin of cherry pie
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In October 2010, the archbishop was hit with a cherry pie during a service at a Brussels cathedral.

    They Got Pied! July 19, 2011
  • The pleasure from doughnuts, cherry pie, and “damn fine” coffee sat hauntingly beside the continual threat of violence.

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Slang definitions & phrases for cherry pie

cherry pie

noun phrase

  1. Something easily done or gotten; piece of cake
  2. Money easily obtained (Circus) (1950s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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