Jelly mold
jelly jel"ly, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F. gel['e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a condition between liquid and solid; a stiffened solution of gelatin, gum, or the like. [1913 Webster]

2. The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an elastic consistence; as, currant jelly; calf's-foot jelly. [1913 Webster]

{Jelly bag}, a bag through which the material for jelly is strained.

{Jelly mold}, a mold for forming jelly in ornamental shapes.

{Jelly plant} (Bot.), Australian name of an edible seaweed ({Eucheuma speciosum}), from which an excellent jelly is made. --J. Smith.

{Jelly powder}, an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and collodion cotton; -- so called from its resemblance to calf's-foot jelly. [1913 Webster]


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  • jelly — jel ly, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F. gel[ e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jelly bag — jelly jel ly, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F. gel[ e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jelly plant — jelly jel ly, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F. gel[ e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jelly powder — jelly jel ly, n.; pl. {Jellies}. [ Formerly gelly, gely, F. gel[ e]e jelly, frost, fr. geler to freeze. L. gelare; akin to gelu frost. See {Gelid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Anything brought to a gelatinous condition; a viscous, translucent substance in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mold — Mold, Mould Mould, n. [OE. molde, OF. mole, F. moule, fr. L. modulus. See {Model}.] [For spelling, see 2d {Mold}, above.] 1. The matrix, or cavity, in which anything is shaped, and from which it takes its form; also, the body or mass containing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mold — Ⅰ. mold [1] (Brit. mould) ► NOUN 1) a hollow container used to give shape to molten or hot liquid material when it cools and hardens. 2) something made in this way, especially a jelly or mousse. 3) a distinctive type, style, or character. ► VERB… …   English terms dictionary

  • jelly — (BrE) (AmE jello, Jell O™) noun 1 ADJECTIVE ▪ lemon, raspberry, strawberry, etc. VERB + JELLY/JELLO ▪ eat, have …   Collocations dictionary

  • mold — mold1 moldable, adj. moldability, n. /mohld/, n. 1. a hollow form or matrix for giving a particular shape to something in a molten or plastic state. 2. the shape created or imparted to a thing by a mold. 3. something formed in or on a mold: a… …   Universalium

  • mold — I [[t]moʊld[/t]] n. 1) a hollow form for giving a particular shape to something in a molten or plastic state 2) the shape imparted by a mold 3) something formed in or on a mold: a mold of jelly[/ex] 4) a frame on which something is formed or made …   From formal English to slang

  • mold — in plaster mold jelly (BE) out of (to mold a figure in/out of clay) (D; tr.) to mold from [ furry growth ] to gather mold a jello (AE) in a mold (to be cast in a mold) …   Combinatory dictionary

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