piecrust

noun
pie·​crust | \ ˈpī-ˌkrəst How to pronounce piecrust (audio) \

Definition of piecrust

: the pastry shell of a pie

Examples of piecrust in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roll piecrust to a 12-inch circle on a piece of parchment paper. Slide paper and crust onto a baking sheet. Taylor Murray, Country Living, "Rustic Tomato Galette," 5 Aug. 2019 Put the piecrust on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until browned, about 10 minutes. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Hot and Hearty Pie Recipes to Kick Off Autumn in Your Kitchen," 21 Sep. 2018 An artichoke pie recipe came from a longtime family friend, as did her recipe for an easy piecrust. Amy Dewall Dadmun, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Revolving door' of summer visitors calls for special food," 19 May 2018 Roll the piecrust onto a pie tin and sprinkle the cinnamon and nutmeg over it. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Hot and Hearty Pie Recipes to Kick Off Autumn in Your Kitchen," 21 Sep. 2018 The press-in-the-pan piecrust is truly no-fuss, sporting a crumblier texture but perfect for the creamy filling. Amy Dewall Dadmun, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Revolving door' of summer visitors calls for special food," 19 May 2018 Note: This piecrust may be used for other egg dishes as well. Amy Dewall Dadmun, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Revolving door' of summer visitors calls for special food," 19 May 2018 Made with buttery piecrust, it’s filled with a vibrant summer berry compote that includes strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries, as well as a dash of sweet cream cheese. Allison Steele, Philly.com, "Pop-Tart or Toaster Strudel? No need to pick a side," 24 May 2018 Transfer mixture into piecrust and sprinkle with caraway seeds. Country Living, "Pie Recipes," 4 Nov. 2010

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First Known Use of piecrust

1582, in the meaning defined above

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“Piecrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piecrust. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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piecrust

noun
How to pronounce piecrust (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of piecrust

: the outer part of a pie

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