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hum'ble pie'

1. humility forced upon someone, often under embarrassing conditions; humiliation.
2. Obs.a pie made of the viscera and other inferior parts of deer or the like.
3. eat humble pie, to be forced to apologize humbly; suffer humiliation: He had to eat humble pie and publicly admit his error.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.



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