Definition of fidget pie in English:

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fidget pie

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
A savoury pie containing onions, apples, bacon, and sometimes potatoes.
Example sentences
  • Apparently fidget pie was traditionally made at harvest time to feed the harvest workers.
  • Many recipe books list Huntingdon fidget pie as an unusual main course dish.

Origin

Late 18th century (as fitchet-pie): perhaps from fitchet, a dialect word for 'polecat', because of the strong, unpleasant odour of the pie during cooking. The change in spelling of the first word was due to association with fidget.

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