Pan dowdy


noun, plural pandowdies. Chiefly New England.

1795–1805, Americanism; perhaps variant of obsolete dial. (Somerset) pandoulde custard; see pan1 Unabridged
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pandowdy (pænˈdaʊdɪ)
n , pl -dies
(US) a deep-dish pie made from fruit, esp apples, with a cake topping: apple pandowdy
[C19: of unknown origin]

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