mince pie

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mince pie

1. (Cookery) a small round pastry tart filled with mincemeat
2. (usually plural) Cockney rhyming slang an eye


(or minced′) pie′,

a pie filled with mincemeat.
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Noun1.mince pie - pie containing mincemeatmince pie - pie containing mincemeat    
pie - dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
References in classic literature ?
I et mince pie and rost turkey and frut cake and donuts and cheese and jam and choklut cake.
Frumenty and mince pie,' the Gnat replied; 'and it makes its nest in a Christmas box.
His intention had been to kill the day somehow in the streets and then dine at a restaurant, but he could not face again the sight of cheerful people, talking, laughing, and making merry; so he went back to Waterloo, and on his way through the Westminster Bridge Road bought some ham and a couple of mince pies and went back to Barnes.
He ate seventeen bowls of porridge, a platter full of fried sausages, eleven loaves of bread and twenty-one mince pies," said the Steward.
The informal event was an opporuntity for local people to have a chat and enjoy a mince pie or several and a hot drink.
ADrinkers can expect flavours such as gingerbread and cranberry, and even mince pie makes an appearance.
Retired builder Dennis said: "It has ruined Christmas - I've been left with nothing and I can't even enjoy a mince pie.
7 IT is traditional to make a wish when you eat the first mince pie of the festive season.
So, I am sitting here at this east-west dinner and everyone is interrupting everyone else with their travelogues and the tiresome effort it is to get a good room in a good hotel in Paris, one can't really stay just anywhere, can one, when these little food items arrive and the hostess says, have a mince pie.
Mince pie sales were down year-on-year at the supermarket and the marketplace had been "slower' than usual, said Simon Twigger, director of fresh and frozen foods.
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A mince pie, which is believed to be the world's most expensive, uses a mix of traditional ingredients from recipes dating back to the 17th century.