Pie crust
Pie Pie, n. [OE. pie, pye; cf. Ir. & Gael. pighe pie, also Gael. pige an earthen jar or pot. Cf. {Piggin}.] 1. An article of food consisting of paste baked with something in it or under it; as, chicken pie; venison pie; mince pie; apple pie; pumpkin pie. [1913 Webster]

2. See {Camp}, n., 5. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

{Pie crust}, the paste of a pie. [1913 Webster]


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