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 The delightful buttery piecrust combined with a sweet filling is just pure magic. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Mar. 2022 Work on your pastry technique with our Test Kitchen's tips for making the perfect piecrust. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Mar. 2022 There's just something about digging into that buttery, flaky piecrust with a warm (or chilled) filling. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Mar. 2021 Glasse’s elaborate recipe—not included here—involved boning various birds (turkey, goose, chicken, partridge, squab) and stuffing one inside the other before encasing the lot in a sturdy piecrust. Heller Mcalpin, WSJ, 19 Nov. 2020 And autumn mornings’ piecrust skies, rolling out as far as forever. Seija Rankin, EW.com, 17 June 2020 Both flours have a medium level of protein, which makes either of them ideal for baking cakes, cookies, and piecrusts, thickening sauces and gravies, breading cutlets, and all of the usual suspects. Southern Living, 2 Apr. 2020 Here is a hearty, stout-infused, and cheese-thickened stew that is excellent for serving to large crowds, essentially a British steak and kidney pie without the kidneys and piecrust. Sam Sifton, NBC News, 1 Mar. 2020 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, 5 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of piecrust

1582, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piecrust was in 1582

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“Piecrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piecrust. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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