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
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(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
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References in classic literature ?
I et mince pie and rost turkey and frut cake and donuts and cheese and jam and choklut cake.
Dan King felt somewhat indisposed the day after Christmas-- probably as the result of too much mince pie. (DAN, INDIGNANTLY:-- "I wasn't.
'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.
Pod said: "To begin with I tried consuming my normal calories in mince pie form but I really struggled with my sugar levels, so now I just snack as and when I'm hungry.
mince pie 22 per cent daily sugar intake However the Asda pudding ranked 28th out of 28 for sugar content - containing a whopping 58 grams per serving (64 per cent of your reference intake).
Over two and a half hours from roughly 10.30am, hundreds of cyclists come together from across the county and beyond for the annual Mince Pie Gathering.
Of course, no mince pie or christmas pudding is good for you.
sample Asda pudding An average mince pie contains 22 per cent of your daily sugar intake
The Cedar Tree Farm carvery on Ferry Road in Grangetown has a festive food fusion to end all culinary mash-ups - the Yorkshire pudding mince pie.