Definition of Scotch pie in English:

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Scotch pie

noun

A meat pie traditionally made with minced mutton, round in shape with a raised pastry rim.
Example sentences
  • The scientists from Glasgow University were astounded at how quickly tzatziki, souvlaki and Greek salads were replaced with burgers, fish suppers and Scotch pies.
  • We Scots have eaten Scotch pies for centuries - originally mutton, now usually beef.
  • The shop in St Andrews also does Scotch pies and oatmeal skirlies, but this is gooey perfection.

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