Washington pie

noun

Wash·​ing·​ton pie ˈwȯ-shiŋ-tən- How to pronounce Washington pie (audio)
ˈwä-,
 chiefly Midland also  ˈwȯr-shiŋ-,
or
ˈwär-shiŋ- How to pronounce Washington pie (audio)
: cake layers put together with a jam or jelly filling

Word History

Etymology

George Washington

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Washington pie was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Washington pie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Washington%20pie. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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