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mince pie

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noun

a pie filled with mincemeat.

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Origin of mince pie

First recorded in 1590–1600

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British Dictionary definitions for mince pie

mince pie

noun

a small round pastry tart filled with mincemeat
(usually plural) Cockney rhyming slang an eye
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