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Definition of squab pie in English:

noun

British
1Pigeon pie.
Example sentences
  • Once you caught and cleaned your bird, you've got free meat for squab pie or pickled pigeon.
  • It is based on the big squab pies of North Africa and, if you double the quantities, it can feed a crowd.
  • This way the young bird grew fatter and fatter until it became of a suitable size for squab pie and then it was simply untied, dispatched and cooked.
2 archaic A pie with a thick crust containing mutton, pork, onions, and apples.
[ Early 18th century: regional use]

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