So of the Christmas mince-pie and many other national dishes.
The earth is round; so is your plum-pudding: the earth has a crust; so has your mince-pie.
I's often played wid dem behind de kitchen door (aside) in mince-pie season.
I attribute the work which I am about to present to you to the mince-pie.
And thus, I hope, the ghostly significance of mince-pie is made clear.
But she relented, and, when she went out, bought for him a mince-pie.
I like mince-pie, baseball and a good rough-neck prize-fight.
He said, however, nothing to the meat; but when his wife proposed to him that he should eat a mince-pie he resented it.
A sandwich, a piece of mince-pie, and a cup of hot chocolate wouldn't go bad.
For three or four days we didn't do anything else; and say, when I think of them days they seem like a mince-pie dream.