1 [pey-stee]
adjective, pastier, pastiest.
of or like paste in consistency, texture, color, etc.
noun, plural pasties.
pasties, a pair of small, cuplike coverings for the nipples of a striptease dancer, nude model, etc.

1650–60 for def 1; 1950–55 for def 2; paste + -y1 (def 1), -y2 (def 2)

1. pale, ashen, ashy, wan, sallow. Unabridged


2 [pas-tee]
noun, plural pasties. Chiefly British.
a pie filled with game, fish, or the like.

1250–1300; Middle English pastee < Middle French. See pâté Unabridged
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pasty1 (ˈpeɪstɪ)
adj , pastier, pastiest
1.  of or like the colour, texture, etc, of paste
2.  (esp of the complexion) pale or unhealthy-looking
n , pastier, pastiest, pasties
3.  either one of a pair of small round coverings for the nipples used by striptease dancers

pasty2 (ˈpæstɪ)
n , pl pasties
a round of pastry folded over a filling of meat, vegetables, etc: Cornish pasty
[C13: from Old French pastée, from Late Latin pasta dough]

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