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date a fruit which was formerly used in various kinds of pastry and other dishes, and which frequently gave rise to quibbles, as in the following passages: “Your date is better in your pie and your porridge than in your cheek,” ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, i. 1. 148 ; “and then to be baked with no date in the pie,” TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, i. 2. 249.

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