Pi n. Print. A mass of type confusedly mixed or unsorted. [Written also pie.]
Pi, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pied p. pr. & vb. n. Pieing ] Print. To put into a mixed and disordered condition, as type; to mix and disarrange the type of; as, to pi a form. [Written also pie.]
1. An article of food consisting of paste baked with something in it or under it; as, chicken pie; venison pie; mince pie; apple pie; pumpkin pie.
2. See Camp, n., 5. [Prov. Eng.]
Pie crust, the paste of a pie.
1. Zool. (a) A magpie. (b) Any other species of the genus Pica, and of several allied genera. [Written also pye.]
2. R. C. Ch. The service book.
3. Pritn. Type confusedly mixed. See Pi.
By cock and pie, an adjuration equivalent to “by God and the service book.” --Shak.
Tree pie Zool., any Asiatic bird of the genus Dendrocitta, allied to the magpie.
Wood pie. Zool. See French pie, under French.
Pie, v. t. See Pi.
n 1: dish baked in pastry-lined pan often with a pastry top
2: a prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of
all Indo-European languages [syn: Proto-Indo European]