Jack Horner pie

Jack Hor·​ner pie | \ ˈjakˈhȯrnər- \

Definition of Jack Horner pie

: an ornamental pie-shaped container from which favors or toys are extracted often by pulling a ribbon at a party

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History and Etymology for Jack Horner pie

after (Little) Jack Horner, a nursery-rhyme character depicted as pulling a plum out of a pie

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“Jack Horner pie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jack%20Horner%20pie. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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