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pastie

/pay'stee/ An adhesive label designed to be attached to a key on a keyboard to indicate some non-standard character which can be accessed through that key. Pasties are likely to be used in APL environments, where almost every key is associated with a special character. A pastie on the R key, for example, might remind the user that it is used to generate the rho character. The term properly refers to nipple-concealing devices formerly worn by strippers in concession to indecent-exposure laws; compare tits on a keyboard.
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Someone had dropped half a pastie onto the pavement and the pigeons were feasting with great enjoyment; dancing around the spillage, throwing pastry into the air and snacking to their heart's content.
Men carried pasties into the surrounding tin and copper mines, sometimes inside their shirts to take the chill off their chests.
Newcastle University history student Ester Pink discovered that pasties, a staple of the likes of North East bakers Greggs, are thriving thousands of miles away.
Here we're speaking about old-fashioned fish and chips, sausage rolls, pasties, Scotch eggs, shepherd's pie, meat pies and the like.
The Government's U-turn on the pastie tax has given a tax break to hot savouries but toasted sandwiches are still being penalised," said Mr Cameron.
HUNGRY Pete Lawer set a new record when he sank a staggering 32 Cornish pasties to win an eating competition.
A catering official said: "They're not your run of the mill pasties.
Traditional Pastie (10 ins) said: "Keith's still got a lot to learn, mainly because he's the only non-pastie in Cornish football.
Doubtless one or two folk thought their pastie was much improved/worse than ever (delete as appropriate), but no-one ever said: 'Some bloody idiot has contaminated my pastie.
The mega-rich London club, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, charges fans an extraordinary pounds 6 for a pastie.
I agree with others here about kids going to pastie shops.
A robber held up a cafe for just pounds 10 - then used the stolen cash to pay for a pastie he had just ordered.