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Patty vs. Pie

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Pattynoun

(US, Australia, New Zealand) A flattened portion of ground meat or a vegetarian equivalent, usually round but sometimes square in shape.

‘The cook fried the hamburger patty, then put it in a bun.’;

Pienoun

A type of pastry that consists of an outer crust and a filling.

‘The family had steak and kidney pie for dinner and cherry pie for dessert.’;

Pattynoun

(Jamaica) A pastry with various fillings and spices baked inside a flaky shell, often tinted golden yellow with an egg yolk mixture or turmeric.

Pienoun

Any of various other, non-pastry dishes that maintain the general concept of a shell with a filling.

‘Shepherd's pie is made of mince covered with mashed potato.’;

Pattynoun

A little pie.

Pienoun

(Northeastern US) Pizza.

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Pattynoun

small flat mass of chopped food

Pienoun

(figuratively) The whole of a wealth or resource, to be divided in parts.

Pattynoun

small pie or pasty

Pienoun

(letterpress) A disorderly mess of spilt type.

Pattynoun

round flat candy

Pienoun

(cricket) An especially badly bowled ball.

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Patty

A patty or burger (in British English) is a flattened, usually round, serving of ground meat and/or legumes, grains, vegetables, or meat alternatives. Patties are found in multiple cuisines throughout the world.

Pienoun

(pejorative) a gluttonous person.

Pienoun

A pie chart.

Pienoun

(slang) The vulva.

Pienoun

(obsolete) Magpie.

Pienoun

(historical) The smallest unit of currency in South Asia, equivalent to 1/192 of a rupee or 1/12 of an anna.

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Pieverb

(transitive) To hit in the face with a pie, either for comic effect or as a means of protest (see also pieing).

‘I'd like to see someone pie the chairman of the board.’;

Pieverb

(transitive) To go around (a corner) in a guarded manner.

Pieverb

(transitive) (of printing types) To reduce to confusion; to jumble.

Pienoun

An article of food consisting of paste baked with something in it or under it; as, chicken pie; venison pie; mince pie; apple pie; pumpkin pie.

Pienoun

See Camp, n., 5.

Pienoun

A magpie.

Pienoun

The service book.

Pienoun

Type confusedly mixed. See Pi.

Pieverb

See Pi.

Pienoun

dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top

Pienoun

a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Indo-European languages

Pie

A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a pastry dough casing that contains a filling of various sweet or savoury ingredients. Sweet pies may be filled with fruit (as in an apple pie), nuts (pecan pie), brown sugar (sugar pie), sweetened vegetables (rhubarb pie), or with thicker fillings based on eggs and dairy (as in custard pie and cream pie).

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