pot·​pie | \ ˈpät-ˈpī How to pronounce potpie (audio) , -ˌpī\

Definition of potpie

: pastry-covered meat and vegetables cooked in a deep dish

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Thankfully, mini chicken potpies and a cacio e pepe station seemed to put guests at ease. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "Patty Jenkins and Chris Pine Attend The New York Premiere for TNT’s I Am The Night," 24 Jan. 2019 Menu price range: soups, sides and sandwiches $3-$9; savory potpies and quiche $7-$12; slices of pie and whole pies $3.95-$21. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise Pie Co. shows its Southern roots, bakes up delicious desserts," 12 July 2018 In addition to sweet pies, the menu features savory items such as quiche, chicken potpie, shepherd’s pie, meaty sandwiches, soups and side dishes. James Patrick Kelly, idahostatesman, "Boise Pie Co. shows its Southern roots, bakes up delicious desserts," 12 July 2018 Like the rest of the two-level restaurant, the garden is decorated with vintage touches — a setting for American food that sticks to comfort, not adventure, with mac and cheese, matzo ball soup, assorted flatbreads and chicken potpie. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Korean Food Under a Japanese Influence, at the Bari," 8 May 2018 Other things will be happening, and the shop's special-occasion Chicken Lickin chicken potpie will be available along with the sweet stuff. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Go ahead and make (ir)rational choices for National Pi Day. Your stomach will thank you | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 13 Mar. 2018 Trim the fat and calories from comforting potpie by using flaky phyllo dough instead of pastry crust. Country Living, "Turkey Potpie with Phyllo Crust Recipe," 28 Sep. 2010 Place potpies on a baking sheet and bake until bubbling and golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Country Living, "Turkey Potpie with Phyllo Crust Recipe," 28 Sep. 2010 One: The editors in attendance will liberally partake of the white wine on offer but barely touch the chicken potpie in the interest of maintaining fighting weight. Phoebe Eaton, Harper's BAZAAR, "L'Wren Scott Rocks," 23 Mar. 2011

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1702, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of potpie

US : a mixture of meat and vegetables that is covered with a layer of pastry and cooked in a deep dish

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