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pas·try

 (pā′strē)
n. pl. pas·tries
1. Dough or paste consisting primarily of shortening or another fatty substance mixed with flour and water, often baked and used as a crust for sweet foods such as pies and tarts.
2.
a. Baked sweet foods made with pastry: Viennese pastry.
b. One of these baked foods.
3. Informal A sweet baked good.

[Middle English pastree, from paste, paste, dough; see paste1.]

pastry

(ˈpeɪstrɪ)
n, pl -tries
1. (Cookery) a dough of flour, water, shortening, and sometimes other ingredients
2. (Cookery) baked foods, such as tarts, made with this dough
3. (Cookery) an individual cake or pastry pie
[C16: from paste1]

pas•try

(ˈpeɪ stri)

n., pl. -tries.
1. a sweet baked food made of dough.
2. a piece of such food.
[1530–40; paste + -ry]

Pastry

 articles of food made of paste, as pies, tarts, etc., collectively, 1539.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pastry - a dough of flour and water and shorteningpastry - a dough of flour and water and shortening
pate feuillete, puff paste - dough used for very light flaky rich pastries
dough - a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
2.pastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batterpastry - any of various baked foods made of dough or batter
flour - fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
baked goods - foods (like breads and cakes and pastries) that are cooked in an oven
pie crust, pie shell - pastry used to hold pie fillings
pandowdy, dowdy - deep-dish apple dessert covered with a rich crust
frangipane - pastry with a creamy almond-flavored filling
streusel - pastry with a topping of streusel
tart - a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust
timbale case, timbale - small pastry shell for creamy mixtures of minced foods
pie - dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
French pastry - sweet filled pastry made of especially puff paste
bouchee, patty shell - shell of puff paste
sausage roll - sausage meat rolled and baked in pastry
toad-in-the-hole - sausage baked in batter
vol-au-vent - puff paste shell filled with a savory meat mixture usually with a sauce
strudel - thin sheet of filled dough rolled and baked
baklava - rich Middle Eastern cake made of thin layers of flaky pastry filled with nuts and honey
profiterole - a small hollow pastry that is typically filled with cream and covered with chocolate
puff - a light inflated pastry or puff shell
rugelach, ruggelach, rugulah - pastry made with a cream cheese dough and different fillings (as raisins and walnuts and cinnamon or chocolate and walnut and apricot preserves)

pastry

noun tart, Danish (pastry), pasty, tartlet high fat foods such as cakes and pastries see cakes and pastries

Types of pastry

choux pastry, filo pastry, flaky pastry, hot water pastry, pâte brisée, pâte feuilletée, pâte sucrée, puff pastry, rough puff pastry, shortcrust pastry, suet pastry
Translations
عَجينَهفَطيرَهمُعَجَّنَاتٌ
cukrářské pečivolistové těstotěsto
butterdejbutterdejstærtewienerbrød
taikina
kolači
édestészta
hveitideigsætabrauî
生地
페이스트리
tešla
konditorejamīkla
cukrárske pečivo
pecivotesto
bakverk
ขนมอบ
hamurpastapasta hamuru
bánh ngọt

pastry

[ˈpeɪstrɪ]
A. N (= dough) → masa f; (= cake) → pastel m
B. CPD pastry board Ntabla f de amasar
pastry brush Ncepillo m de repostería
pastry case Ncobertura f de pasta
pastry cook Npastelero/a m/f, repostero/a m/f
pastry cutter Ncortador m de masa
pastry shop Npastelería f, repostería f

pastry

[ˈpeɪstri] n
(for tarts, pies)pâte f pastry brush
(= cake) → pâtisserie f
pastries → les pâtisseriespastry brush npinceau m à pâtisseriepastry case ncroûte fpastry chef pastry cook npâtissier/ière m/fpastry cutter pastry-cutter [ˈpeɪstrikʌtər] nemporte-pièce m invpast tense n (GRAMMAR)passé m
in the past tense → au passé

pastry

nTeig m; (= cake etc)Stückchen nt; pastries plGebäck nt ? Danish pastry

pastry

:
pastry brush
nBackpinsel m
pastry case
nTörtchenform f
pastry chef, pastry cook
nKonditor(in) m(f); (with higher qualification) → Konditormeister(in) m(f)

pastry

[ˈpeɪstrɪ] n (dough) → pasta(per rustici, dolci) (cake) → pasta, pasticcino

pastry

(ˈpeistri) plural ˈpastries noun
1. flour paste used in making pies, tarts etc.
2. a pie, tart etc made with this. Danish pastries.

pastry

مُعَجَّنَاتٌ těsto butterdej Teig ζύμη masa taikina pâte kolači impasto 生地 페이스트리 gebakje butterdeig ciastko massa тесто bakverk ขนมอบ hamur bánh ngọt 馅饼皮
References in classic literature ?
Didn't they steal sips of tea, stuff gingerbread ad libitum, get a hot biscuit apiece, and as a crowning trespass, didn't they each whisk a captivating little tart into their tiny pockets, there to stick and crumble treacherously, teaching them that both human nature and a pastry are frail?
Perhaps then, in some unaccustomed moment of amiability, she made you a dough lady, cutting the outline deftly with her pastry knife, and then, at last, placing the human stamp upon it by sticking in two black currants for eyes.
This precious vessel was now placed on my knee, and I was cordially invited to eat the circlet of delicate pastry upon it.
She makes all our pastry, and does all our cooking.
Besides these dishes of domestic origin, there were various delicacies brought from foreign parts, and a quantity of rich pastry, as well as of the simnel-bread and wastle cakes, which were only used at the tables of the highest nobility.
Anna Maria said she thought that it was of no consequence; but she wished that Tom Kitten would hold his head still, as it disarranged the pastry.
It is not even bread," added he, "but a delicate pastry.
In the Rue de Seine he met Planchet, who had stopped before the house of a pastry cook, and was contemplating with ecstasy a cake of the most appetizing appearance.
probably Monsieur de Chavigny is afraid your pastry is not good.
But he left the matter entirely to his cook, who, like all other cooks, considered nothing fit to eat unless it were rich pastry, or highly-seasoned meat, or spiced sweet cakes--things which Proserpina's mother had never given her, and the smell of which quite took away her appetite, instead of sharpening it.
He was a young man of much mental activity, and, above all, gifted with a spirit of contrivance; but then, his faculties would not tell with great effect in any other medium than that of candied sugars, conserves, and pastry.
It often runs in families," she remarked: "just as a love for pastry does.