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shoo-fly pie

[shoo-flahy] /ˈʃuˌflaɪ/
noun
1.
an open pie filled with a sweet crumb and molasses mixture and baked.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; so called in allusion to the attractiveness of the molasses to unwanted flies
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