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pork pie

noun [C] uk   us  

pork pie noun [C] (FOOD)

mainly UK a small, round pastry case filled with cooked pork, eaten cold

pork pie noun [C] (LIE)

UK humorous slang another word for porky
Translations of “pork pie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 豬肉餡餅(通常冷吃)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 猪肉馅饼(通常冷吃)…
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