patty shell definition by Webster's New World
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a small pastry case in which an individual portion of creamed fish, meat, etc. is served
patty shell definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An edible shell of baked puff pastry that is made to be filled with other food, such as fruit or creamed seafood.