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mince pie

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

(or minced′) pie′,


n.
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
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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.
I et mince pie and rost turkey and frut cake and donuts and cheese and jam and choklut cake.
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'Frumenty and mince pie,' the Gnat replied; 'and it makes its nest in a Christmas box.'
Let's hope Santa hasn't had a big breakfast, as somebody has worked out that he will eat an astonishing 150,000 mince pies and knock back an eye-watering 8,000 litres of sherry tonight - just in the West London boroughs ofHiillingdon, Harrow,EalingandHounslow.
THOSE looking to avoid piling on the pounds this Christmas should consider buying their mince pies from Tesco and their christmas pudding from Morrisons.
Belton Village Hall awaits them with tables and chairs laid out and food (including of course mince pies) piled high on the counters.
We looked at the fat, sugar and salt content of our festive favourites THOSE looking to avoid piling on the pounds this Christmas should consider buying their mince pies from Tesco and their christmas pudding from Morrisons.
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IT'S one of the biggest challenges each Christmas time, having to wait until you've polished off your roast dinner before tucking into that dessert of mince pies.