jelly roll
noun Date: 1871 a thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and rolled up

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  • Jelly roll — can refer to: * Swiss roll, a jelly filled rolled cake * Jelly Roll Morton, a jazz musician * , a slang term for a lover, intercourse, or the sexual parts * Jelly Roll (producer), is an American hip hop producer * Jellyroll (rapper), A gangster… …   Wikipedia

  • jelly roll — jelly rolls N VAR Jelly roll is a cylindrical cake made from a thin, flat cake which is covered with jam or cream on one side, then rolled up. [AM] (in BRIT, use swiss roll) …   English dictionary

  • jelly roll — jelly ,roll noun count or uncount AMERICAN a cake that is made in one long thin layer that is spread with JELLY then rolled up …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jelly roll — jelly .roll n AmE a long thin cake that is rolled up with ↑jam or cream inside British Equivalent: swiss roll …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jelly roll — noun : a thin sheet of sponge cake spread with jelly and rolled up while hot * * * noun, pl ⋯ rolls [count] US : a thin sheet of cake that is spread with jelly and rolled up called also (Brit) Swiss roll * * * ˈjelly roll f4 [jelly roll] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • jelly roll — n American a. a woman s sex organs b. sexual intercourse c. a woman seen as a sexual partner, sex object or sweetheart d. a male lover or seducer All these terms, popularised by their use in jazz, blues and rock music, derive from black American… …   Contemporary slang

  • jelly roll — Complex protein topology in which 4 Greek key motifs form an 8 stranded beta sandwich. So called because the overall structure resembles a swiss (or jelly, USA) roll …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • jelly roll — jel′ly roll n. coo a thin, rectangular layer of sponge cake spread with fruit jelly and rolled up • Etymology: 1890–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • jelly roll — 1. a thin, rectangular layer of sponge cake, spread with fruit jelly and rolled up. 2. Slang (vulgar). a. the vagina. b. sexual intercourse. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • jelly roll — n. thin layer of sponge cake filled with jelly and rolled up into a long shape …   English contemporary dictionary

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