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Umble-pie

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A pie made of umbles—i.e. the liver, kidneys, etc., of a deer. These “refuse” were the perquisites of the keeper, and umble-pie was a dish for servants and inferiors.

“The keeper hath the skin, head, umbles, chine, and shoulders.”—Holinshed: Chrouicle, i. 204.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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