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

Pi \Pi\ (p[imac]), noun [See {Pica}, {Pie} magpie, service-book.] (Print.) A mass of type confusedly mixed or unsorted. [Written also {pie}.]

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

Pi \Pi\, verb (used with an object) [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}.]

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

Pie \Pie\, verb (used with an object) See {Pi}.

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

Pie \Pie\, noun [OE. pie, pye; cf. Ir. & Gael. pighe pie, also Gael. pige an earthen jar or pot. Cf. {Piggin}.]

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}, noun, 5. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

{Pie crust}, the paste of a pie.

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

Pie \Pie\, noun [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}.]

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}.

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

Camp \Camp\ (k[a^]mp), noun [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, noun]

1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. --Shak.

2. A collection of tents, huts, etc., for shelter, commonly arranged in an orderly manner.

Forming a camp in the neighborhood of Boston. --W. Irving.

3. A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's camp.

4. The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc.

The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight. --Macaulay.

5. (Agric.) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; -- called also {burrow} and {pie}. [Prov. Eng.]

6. [Cf. OE. & AS. camp contest, battle. See {champion}.] An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England. --Halliwell.

{Camp bedstead}, a light bedstead that can be folded up onto a small space for easy transportation.

{camp ceiling} (Arch.), a kind ceiling often used in attics or garrets, in which the side walls are inclined inward at the top, following the slope of the rafters, to meet the plane surface of the upper ceiling.

{Camp chair}, a light chair that can be folded up compactly for easy transportation; the seat and back are often made of strips or pieces of carpet.

{Camp fever}, typhus fever.

{Camp follower}, a civilian accompanying an army, as a sutler, servant, etc.

{Camp meeting}, a religious gathering for open-air preaching, held in some retired spot, chiefly by Methodists. It usually last for several days, during which those present lodge in tents, temporary houses, or cottages.

{Camp stool}, the same as {camp chair}, except that the stool has no back.

{Flying camp} (Mil.), a camp or body of troops formed for rapid motion from one place to another. --Farrow.

{To pitch (a) camp}, to set up the tents or huts of a camp.

{To strike camp}, to take down the tents or huts of a camp.

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

pie

noun

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}, {PIE}]


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