- 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 pot-pie
A beef steak in any pot-pie thickens and enriches the gravy.Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book
The English call a fruit-pie a tart; the Americans call a meat-pie a pot-pie.The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
First thing you know you'll be switched to the pot-pie squad.The Trimmed Lamp
The following I have found the best manner of making any kind of pot-pie.Clayton's Quaker Cook-Book
H. J. Clayton
What those hungry fellows did to that pot-pie would be a shame to tell.Bob Hunt in Canada
George W. Orton
- a meat and vegetable stew with a pie crust on top
Word Origin and History for pot-pie
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