Definitions of Pye

  1. See 2d Pie ( b).
  2. A bird. See Pie.
  3. See pie.

Usage examples for Pye

  1. Another rank- growing neighbor with which it has been comfounded by the novice is the Joe- Pye Weed, a far paler, old- rose colored flower, as one who does not meet them both afield may see on comparing the colored plates in this book. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  2. I'll myke you pye! – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. Well, Farringdon is where he lived before he went to sea; his real name was Hampden Pye, and the Pyes were the great folk at Farringdon. – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  4. It was about two years after his first acquaintance with Mr. Pye, that my father, being then in his twenty- fifth year, influenced by the circle in which he then lived, gave an anonymous volume to the press, the fate of which he could little have foreseen. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  5. In that island our wild men hid 10 caskes of Indian Corne, which did us a kindnesse, ffor there was no more veneson pye to be gotten. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  6. His wife thrust the gun in his hands, shouting, Fire, Pye, fire! – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle
  7. Mr. Pye, though double his age, was still a young man, and the literary sympathy between them was complete. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  8. The late Dr. Pye Smith, when apprenticed to his father as a bookbinder, was accustomed to make copious memoranda of all the books he read, with extracts and criticisms. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  9. Some have got little brass- kettles; and those who have not, make one of a flat stone, with sides of clay, not unlike a standing pye. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  10. When another Sewall baby was scarcely two weeks old, seventeen women were dined at Judge Sewall's on equally solid meats, " Boil'd Pork, Beef, Fowls, very good Rost Beef, Turkey, Pye and Tarts." – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  11. Keep some whole ones, to lay a bed of them at the top of the Pye, when all is in. – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  12. The latter part of the time I spent in the Erewash Valley, at the house of an uncle who lived near Pye Bridge. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  13. According to the former of these gentlemen, who graduated in 1746, the " breakfast was two sizings of bread and a cue of beer"; and " evening commons were a pye." – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  14. A characteristic feature: the argument of the pastors was handed in in the form of a fictitious narrative of the voyage of one Mr. Pye, an English traveller, and his conversation with a chief; there are touches of satire in this educational romance. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  15. On my going away he took me by the hand, and said he hoped I should esteem him as he did me, and begged me to take a Pheasant pye to a gentleman who had been his constant shooting companion. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  16. And ther be now a daies whych eyther for a lytle money, or for theyr plesure take almost more payne in teachyng a pye or a popiniay. – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus
  17. Coming home we called at a little ale- house, and had an eele pye, of which my wife eat part and brought home the rest. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke