patty shell


: a shell of puff pastry made to hold a creamed meat, fish, or vegetable filling

Examples of patty shell in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another appetizer idea: Fill mini fillo cups or patty shells with pimento cheese, arrange them on a baking sheet, and bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes. Judy Walker,, 22 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of patty shell was in 1898

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“Patty shell.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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