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.
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How to use potpie in a sentence
This is a twist on a classic American pot pie but dressed up for company.
The main course was the most efficient of comfort foods: chicken pot pie.CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards Honor the Next Big Designers | Robin Givhan | November 15, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
The charbroiled Angus burger is just what the doctor ordered ($13) and the duck confit pot pie ($16) sticks to the ribs.
She loves chicken pot pie, and maybe would like it always without regular pie crust.Nora Ephron on Her Life, Loves, and Disappointments | Claire Howorth | November 6, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
They would meet every day at Rikers, the local soup kitchen, and lunch on the 25-cent chicken pot pie.
We had a pot-pie for dinner that day; and I happened to have on a new calico gown, a green ground with a yellow sprig in it.Pencil Sketches | Eliza Leslie
With the anticipation of roast pigeon and “pot-pie,” we rode on more cheerily to our night-camp.The Hunters' Feast | Mayne Reid
Plump, very bright yellow chickens are fat and are better for stews or pot-pie than for roasting.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Tweedles and I often spoke of it when we were back at school, especially on the veal pot-pie days.Back at School with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
The breast also is good made into a pot pie, and the rack cut into small pieces and broiled.The American Housewife | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for potpie
a meat and vegetable stew with a pie crust on top
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