Meaning of “custard pie” in the English Dictionary

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"custard pie" in British English

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custard pienoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkʌs.təd ˈpaɪ/ us /ˌkʌs.tɚd ˈpaɪ/ UK

Examples from literature

  • Beat to thoroughly mix and then pour into pie plate prepared as for custard pie. 
  • He ate two platefuls of the flapjacks, then two pieces of cake, and a large slice of custard pie! 
  • Mix well and bake in one crust like custard pie. 
  • The most important point in the custard pie is the crust, which will either make or mar the pie. 
  • When making these pies, always use the regulation custard pie tin, the ones with the straight sides. 

(Definition of “custard pie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)