or minced pie
- a pie filled with mincemeat.
Origin of mince pie
First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for mince pie
So of the Christmas mince-pie and many other national dishes.
Tastes may differ even on a mince-pie; but who gainsays a fire?Christmas: Its Origin and Associations</p>
William Francis Dawson
I like mince-pie, baseball and a good rough-neck prize-fight.Painted Veils
The earth is round; so is your plum-pudding: the earth has a crust; so has your mince-pie.
I attribute the work which I am about to present to you to the mince-pie.The Dreamers
John Kendrick Bangs
- a small round pastry tart filled with mincemeat
- (usually plural) Cockney rhyming slang an eye
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