A language from CMU similar to Actus.

(01 Mar 1994)

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1. <zoology> A magpie. Any other species of the genus Pica, and of several allied genera.

Alternative forms: pye.

2. The service book.

3. Type confusedly mixed. See Pi. By cock and pie, an adjuration equivalent to "by God and the service book." .

<zoology> Tree pie See French pie, under French.

Origin: F. Pie, L. Pica; cf. Picus woodpecker, pingere to paint; the bird being perhaps named from its colours. Cf. Pi, Paint, Speight.

(01 Mar 1998)

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