Sea pie


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Sea´ pie`

    (sē´ pī`)
1.(Zool.) The oyster catcher, a limicoline bird of the genus Hæmatopus.
1.A dish of crust or pastry and meat or fish, etc., cooked together in alternate layers, - a common food of sailors; as, a three-decker sea pie.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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So if you fancy a change and want to take a culinary step back in time consider this recipe for Sea Pie, a favourite among seafarers apparently and not containing fish as one might expect.
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