Warden-pie

Pie made of the Warden pear. Warden pears are so called from Warden Abbey, Berks, where they are grown in great profusion.

Myself with denial I mortify
With a dainty bit of a Warden-pie.

The Friar of Orders Grey.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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