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  • noun A Scottish meat pastry, similar to a Cornish pasty.


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  • Still, pH read the same in the lab, and the laws of physics were much muchness and a bridie was a pastie and "that's you" means "your done" and Scottish money had pound notes ... and very few were dumb enough to think global warming caused tsunamis.

    Hitching a lift

  • A bridie was a plump hot pie in a half-moon shape, filled with minced steak and suet and spiced with onion.

    Drums of Autumn

  • I _had_ to know what a 'bridie' meant, so we stopped to see; but it's only a rolled meat pasty they love in Forfarshire; and brides are supposed to batten on them at their weddings.

    The Heather-Moon

  • Labels: david bridie, my friend the chocolate cake, nigella lawson posted by Another Outspoken Female at 11: 41 AM

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • She snatched a bridie right out of my hand and ate it.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • I doubt I should remember, save I kicked her in the shin when she stole my bridie, and she pulled my hair.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Storey, too, had passed, leaving Rebus to purchase a reheated bridie, most of which now lay in the gutter alongside the beaker of coffee.

    Fleshmarket Close

  • Now, off wi" ye, spawn, " the bridie seller said, casually smacking the young man across the buttocks with her wooden spatula.

    Drums of Autumn

  • She smiled at the girl and held out a hand, offering the second, uneaten bridie.

    Drums of Autumn

  • The bridie was bloody marvelous, Brianna decided, even if it did keep dropping crumbs down the top of her bodice.

    Drums of Autumn


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  • "She nibbled dreamily at a hot sweet-smelling bridie, whose gravy oozed deliciously through a bursting paper bag."

    - J. M. Barrie, 'Sentimental Tommy', 1896.

    Also known as a Forfar bridie. I'm led to believe it is a semi-circular pastry containing animal corpse and onions.

    April 20, 2009

  • Prepared and cooked animal corpse, presumably. Give us omnivores a bit of credit for our thumbs!

    April 20, 2009