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porkpie

[pawrk-pahy, pohrk-] /ˈpɔrkˌpaɪ, ˈpoʊrk-/
noun
1.
a snap-brimmed hat with a round, flat crown, usually made of felt.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; pork + pie1
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British Dictionary definitions for pork pie

pork pie

noun
1.
a pie filled with minced seasoned pork
2.
See porky2
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Encyclopedia Article for pork pie

porkpie

round hat with a turned-up brim and a flat crown. The porkpie, so called because of its shape, became popular with both men and women in the mid-19th century, though a similarly shaped hat had been worn in the European Middle Ages.

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