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Pie vs. Tart

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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.’;

Tartadjective

Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.

‘I ate a very tart apple.’;

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.’;

Tartadjective

(of wine) high or too high in acidity.

Pienoun

(Northeastern US) Pizza.

Tartadjective

(figuratively) Sharp; keen; severe.

‘He gave me a very tart reply.’;

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Pienoun

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

Tartnoun

A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.

Pienoun

(letterpress) A disorderly mess of spilt type.

Tartnoun

A prostitute.

Pienoun

(cricket) An especially badly bowled ball.

Tartnoun

By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.

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Pienoun

(pejorative) a gluttonous person.

Tartverb

To practice prostitution

Pienoun

A pie chart.

Tartverb

To practice promiscuous sex

Pienoun

(slang) The vulva.

Tartverb

To dress garishly, ostentatiously, whorishly, or sluttily

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Pienoun

(obsolete) Magpie.

Tartadjective

Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.

Pienoun

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

Tartadjective

Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart rebuke.

‘Why art thou tart, my brother?’;

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.’;

Tartnoun

A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.

Pieverb

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

Tartnoun

a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

Pieverb

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

Tartnoun

a small open pie with a fruit filling

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.

Tartnoun

pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust

Pienoun

See Camp, n., 5.

Tartadjective

tasting sour like a lemon

Pienoun

A magpie.

Tartadjective

harsh;

‘sharp criticism’; ‘a sharp-worded exchange’; ‘a tart remark’;

Pienoun

The service book.

Tart

A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard.

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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