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pie



Pronunciation: (pī), [key]
n.
1. a baked food having a filling of fruit, meat, pudding, etc., prepared in a pastry-lined pan or dish and often topped with a pastry crust: apple pie; meat pie.
2. a layer cake with a filling of custard, cream jelly, or the like: chocolate cream pie.
3. a total or whole that can be divided: They want a bigger part of the profit pie.
4. an activity or affair: He has his finger in the political pie too.
5. pizza.
6. easy as pie, extremely easy or simple.
7. nice as pie, extremely well-behaved, agreeable, or the like: The children were nice as pie.
8. pie in the sky,
a. the illusory prospect of future benefits: Political promises are often pie in the sky.
b. a state of perfect happiness; utopia: to promise pie in the sky.

pie



Pronunciation: (pī), [key]
n.
magpie.

pie



Pronunciation: (pī), [key]
n., v.t., pied, pie•ing.
pi2.

pie



Pronunciation: (pī), [key]
n.
(in England before the Reformation) a book of ecclesiastical rules for finding the particulars of the service for the day. Also,pye.

pie



Pronunciation: (pī), [key]
n.
a former bronze coin of India, the 12th part of an anna. Cf. naya paisa, paisa, pice.

PIE




Proto-Indo-European.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

pidyon habenpiebald
See also:
  • pie (Thesaurus)
  • pie (Encyclopedia)

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