- a deep-dish pie containing meat, chicken, or the like, often combined with vegetables and topped with a pastry crust.
- a stew, as of chicken or veal, with dumplings, biscuits, or the like.
Origin of potpie
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Examples from the Web for potpie
If I could shoot some squirrels or rabbits wed have a potpie and we wouldnt be hungry.The Bobbsey Twins at Cedar Camp
Laura Lee Hope
Shall they be fricasseed, broiled, fried, or made into a potpie?Frank Merriwell at Yale
Burt L. Standish
Serve this potpie with a salad of dandelion leaves, dressed with olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.Home Pork Making
A. W. Fulton
"Come over Sundays, an' we'll have potpie and soda biscuits fer ye," she said, with a feminine reliance on the power of food.The Eagle's Heart
This certainty bored us, and sometimes I used to think if I couldn't find something in the potpie besides veal, I'd scream.At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins
- a meat and vegetable stew with a pie crust on top
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