pie safe

noun

Definition of pie safe

: a cupboard whose doors have decoratively pierced tin panels for ventilation

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Recent Examples on the Web To bring autumnal coziness to a vintage pie safe or hutch, look to an antique scale chockfull of gourds. Shelby Deering, Better Homes & Gardens, "10 Farmhouse Fall Decor Ideas That Are Simply Perfect for Autumn," 10 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of pie safe

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Pie safe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pie%20safe. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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