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Definition of PYE

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Pie \Pie\, n. [F. pie, L. pica; cf. picus woodpecker, pingere to paint; the bird being perhaps named from its colors. Cf. {Pi}, {Paint}, {Speight}.]
     1. (Zool.)
        (a) A magpie.
        (b) Any other species of the genus {Pica}, and of several allied genera. [Written also {pye}.] [1913 Webster]

     2. (R. C. Ch.) The service book.
        [1913 Webster]

     3. (Pritn.) Type confusedly mixed. See {Pi}.
        [1913 Webster]

     {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}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Pye \Pye\, n.
     See 2d {Pie}
     (b) .
         [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]


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