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chiefly North American
  • 1(Of a pie) baked in a deep dish to allow for a large filling: deep-dish apple pie
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    • Peach cobbler looks more promising than it is, with a thin top crust like a deep-dish pie; unfortunately, that crust is tough.
    • The food basket was stuffed with savory meat pies, potato salad and a wonderful deep-dish apple pie for dessert.
    • As for the desserts, yay for the deep-dish apple pie, the cappuccino-chocolate pudding, and milk shakes that are almost at corner-malt-shoppe-level thickness.
  • 1.1 (also deep-pan) (Of a pizza) cooked in a deep dish and having a thick dough base.
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    • The 36-restaurant chain that serves up deep-dish pizzas, also capitalizes on the interest in on-location brewing with 10 microbrewery locations.
    • Walking through Giordano's restaurant a few blocks from the hotel - as an eager prospective resident of Chicago, his lunch request for deep-dish pizza was predictable.
    • A roll of carnival-style tickets will get you anything from classic Chicago-style deep-dish pizza to an overflowing plate of Cuban caldo gallego.
  • 2 informal Extreme or thoroughgoing: deep-dish conservatism
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    • There are the same subtly contoured greens, guarded by the same generic, deep-dish bunkers that have become de rigueur for a major-championship course.
    • Engh provides his full package here - partially hidden greens, rhythmic mounds, deep-dish bunkers and some great risk-and-reward shots.
    • Criterion serves up two more deep-dish DVDs from yesteryear

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