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

Pasty \Pas"ty\, adjective Like paste, as in color, softness, stickness. "A pasty complexion." --G. Eliot.

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

Pasty \Pas"ty\, noun; pl. {Pasties}. [OF. past['e], F. p[^a]t['e]. See {Paste}, and cf. {Patty}.] A pie consisting usually of meat wholly surrounded with a crust made of a sheet of paste, and often baked without a dish; a meat pie. "If ye pinch me like a pasty." --Shak. "Apple pasties." --Dickens.

A large pasty baked in a pewter platter. --Sir W. Scott.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

pasty

adjective

1: resembling paste in color; pallid; "he looked pasty and red-eyed"; "a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white" [syn: {pasty}, {pastelike}]

2: having the sticky properties of an adhesive [syn: {gluey}, {glutinous}, {gummy}, {mucilaginous}, {pasty}, {sticky}, {viscid}, {viscous}]

noun

1: small meat pie or turnover

2: (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers


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