bran pie

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bran pie (plural bran pies)

  1. A tub filled with bran in which small gifts are buried as a lucky dip
    • 1938, Siegfried Sassoon, The Old Century and seven more years, London: Faber, page 35 (1968 edition):
      On festive occasions away from home we softened under the influence of Christmas trees, bran pies, and conjurors.