cottage pie

noun

Definition of cottage pie

: a shepherd's pie made especially with beef

Examples of cottage pie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are recipes for cozy feasts — cottage pie, apple crumble — plus craft ideas and suggestions for comfy, layered outfits. Angela Haupt, Washington Post, "When it comes to happiness, Americans are doing it wrong. These books are here to help.," 15 Jan. 2020 And for more substantial appetites there's a wedge salad, cottage pie, chicken tikka masala, meatloaf and mashed potatoes, and a clever take on canned ravioli: Chef Boyar-Ben's four-cheese ravioli in tomato sauce served in a tin can. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Tea + Victory board game café opens April 10 in the Heights area," 6 Apr. 2018 Some may argue this is more cottage pie than shepherd’s pie because of the use of beef versus lamb. Claire Perez, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Shepherd's pie with gravy a family favorite," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of cottage pie

1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Cottage pie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cottage%20pie. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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