[ pahy-kruhst ]
/ ˈpaɪˌkrʌst /


the crust or shell of a pie.
dough prepared with shortening for making the crust or shell of a pie; paste.


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Origin of piecrust

First recorded in 1575–85; pie1 + crust
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