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 for Pasty
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pasty \Pas"ty\, a.
     Like paste, as in color, softness, stickness. "A pasty
     complexion." --G. Eliot.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pasty \Pas"ty\, n.; pl. Pasties. [OF. past['e], F. p[^a]t['e].
     See Paste, and cf. Patty.]
     A pie consisting usually of meat wholly surrounded with a
     crust made of a sheet of paste, and often baked without a
     dish; a meat pie. "If ye pinch me like a pasty." --Shak.
     "Apple pasties." --Dickens.
     [1913 Webster]
           A large pasty baked in a pewter platter. --Sir W.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: resembling paste in color; pallid; "he looked pasty and
             red-eyed"; "a complexion that had been pastelike was now
             chalky white" [syn: pasty, pastelike]
      2: having the sticky properties of an adhesive [syn: gluey,
         glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pasty, sticky,
         viscid, viscous]
      n 1: small meat pie or turnover
      2: (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive
         patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and
         striptease performers

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  147 Moby Thesaurus words for "pasty":
     Danish pastry, French pastry, achromatic, achromic, adhesive,
     amylaceous, anemic, ashen, ashy, baccate, baklava, bled white,
     blintz, bloodless, cadaverous, chloranemic, chocolate eclair,
     clabbered, clammy, clayey, clotted, coagulated, colorless,
     cream puff, curdled, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, dim, dimmed,
     dingy, discolored, doughy, dowdy, dull, eclair, etiolated,
     exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faded, faint, fallow,
     flabby, flat, fleshy, gaumy, gelatinous, ghastly, glairy, gluelike,
     gluey, glutenous, glutinose, glutinous, gooey, gray, grumous,
     gumbo, gumbolike, gumlike, gummous, gummy, haggard, heavy, hueless,
     hypochromic, inspissated, jelled, jellied, jellylike, lackluster,
     leaden, livid, loamy, lurid, lusterless, macerated, masticated,
     mat, mealy, mucilaginous, muddy, mushy, neutral, pale,
     pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pandowdy, pastry, patisserie,
     patty, patty-shell, pie, pithy, puff, pulpal, pulpar, pulped,
     pulplike, pulpy, quiche, ropy, rosette, sallow, sickly, slabby,
     slimy, slithery, soft, spongy, squashy, squelchy, squishy, starchy,
     sticky, stodgy, stringy, strudel, succulent, syrupy, tacky,
     tallow-faced, tart, tenacious, thick, thickened, timbale,
     tipsy cake, toneless, tough, tremelloid, tremellose, trifle,
     turnover, uncolored, viscid, viscose, viscous, vol-au-vent, wan,
     washed-out, waxen, weak, whey-faced, white

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