pork pie


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pork pie

n
1. (Cookery) a pie filled with minced seasoned pork
2. See porky
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.pork pie - small pie filled with minced seasoned pork
pasty - small meat pie or turnover
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Translations

pork pie

npasticcio di maiale in crosta
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References in classic literature ?
I stole some bread, some rind of cheese, about half a jar of mincemeat (which I tied up in my pocket-handkerchief with my last night's slice), some brandy from a stone bottle (which I decanted into a glass bottle I had secretly used for making that intoxicating fluid, Spanish-liquorice-water, up in my room: diluting the stone bottle from a jug in the kitchen cupboard), a meat bone with very little on it, and a beautiful round compact pork pie. I was nearly going away without the pie, but I was tempted to mount upon a shelf, to look what it was that was put away so carefully in a covered earthen ware dish in a corner, and I found it was the pie, and I took it, in the hope that it was not intended for early use, and would not be missed for some time.
'What do I mean,' retorted Sam; 'come, Sir, this is rayther too rich, as the young lady said when she remonstrated with the pastry-cook, arter he'd sold her a pork pie as had got nothin' but fat inside.
There were half a pork pie and a bit of cold boiled bacon left, and we put them in.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggested restrictions around pork should be relaxed, using the humble Melton Mowbray pork pie as an example of a product we are currently unable to send over the pond.
Tom Eley from Eleys, of Ironbridge, with the pork pie sent to Boris Johnson
Kevin White, 28 August Boris Johnson's pork pie porkies set a worrying precedent Johnson was right when he said we didn't export pork pies to the US.
Enter the chairman of the Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association.
But, asked if the Tory leader was correct, Melton Mowbray Pork Pie Association chairman Matthew O'Callaghan said: "Not really.
And the pork pie creation proved no half-baked idea.
Levy's letters in the Birmingham Mail Talkback pages on May 21 ("Hype hits the modest pork pie!") needs a reply.
The deliciously inspired pork pie comes from an innovative new take on the traditional snack with slow cooked British meat and premium ingredients.
AND GMB's Piers Morgan on grocery shopping: "When I'm catering for myself I order online and I go, 'You know what, on Wednesday I would love one of those.' Come Wednesday I go, 'I don't fancy a pork pie, I fancy a bit of celery.' " Yeah, Piers, and pork pies might fly.