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shepherd's pie

Syllabification: shep·herd's pie

Definition of shepherd's pie in English:

noun

A dish of ground meat under a layer of mashed potato.
Example sentences
  • Early pies had pastry tops; but modern pies may have a topping of something else (e.g. the mashed potato topping of shepherd's pie or cottage pie) or even be topless (as in the USA).
  • The meat was melt-in-the-mouth gorgeous and the shepherd's pie had fluffy mashed potato and flavoursome meat.
  • For supper, I make a shepherd's pie with organic beef and potatoes from my box.

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