shepherd's pie


Definition of shepherd's pie

: a meat pie with a mashed potato crust

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Recent Examples on the Web This modification might be the shepherd's pie of suspension modifications, but the axle height is still dependent on wheel and tire size. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, "The Wildest Truck Accessories That Drive Us Nuts," 20 June 2020 Uzziel, 9, passes up the BBQ mac and cheese, shepherd's pie and even a fruit slushy during a school lunch taste test at Harry Stone Montessori Academy. Eva-marie Ayala, Dallas News, "More pizza and potatoes? The politics of school lunch raises concerns about nutrition," 27 Jan. 2020 There will be food and beverage vendors offering items such as fish and chips, shepherd's pie, corned beef and Swiss, Irish poutine and more. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "Everything you need to know about Indy Irish Fest 2019," 9 Sep. 2019 The selfie-perfect patio offers the same mostly New American dishes as its Washington Avenue counterpart, with a few international dishes, including shepherd's pie, fish and chips, falafel and Cajun chicken. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Houston's best patio bars & restaurants, July 2019," 24 July 2019 Its menu features mostly New American dishes with a few international dishes, including shepherd's pie, fish and chips, falafel and Cajun chicken. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Montrose's B.B Lemon readies for July 8 opening," 21 June 2019 Sweet potato and black bean shepherd's pie; creamy coconut porridge drizzled with juicy goji berries; crispy corn fritters dolloped with avocado mash; Sri Lankan-style curry with sautéed mustard, chick peas, and zucchini. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "A Beginner's Guide to Plant-Based Eating With Deliciously Ella," 15 Sep. 2018 The First Congregational Church of East Hartford celebrated St. Patrick's Day with traditional fare, which included shepherd's pie, boiled cabbage, soda bread, and a sweet bread pudding for dessert. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Guests Share A St. Patrick's Day Meal," 28 Mar. 2018 Try the pork as part of a $15 buffet that also features shepherd's pie and Irish curry chicken with rice. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "5 authentically Irish St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Chicago," 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of shepherd's pie

1854, in the meaning defined above

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1 Jul 2020

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“Shepherd's pie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of shepherd's pie

: a dish of meat and sometimes vegetables covered with a crust of mashed potatoes

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