calf's-foot jelly
noun Date: 1775 jelly made from gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet

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  • Calf's-foot jelly — Calf Calf, n.; pl. {Calves}. [OE. calf, kelf, AS. cealf; akin to D. kalf, G. kalb, Icel. k[=a]lfr, Sw. kalf, Dan. kalv, Goth. kalb[=o]; cf. Skr. garbha fetus, young, Gr. ?????, Skr grabh to seize, conceive, Ir. colpa, colpach, a calf. [root]222.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calf's-foot jelly — [kafs′foot΄] n. an edible gelatin made by boiling calves feet …   English World dictionary

  • calf's-foot jelly — noun a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves feet • Hypernyms: ↑gelatin, ↑jelly * * * vzˌ , fˌs noun : jelly made from gelatin obtained by boiling calves feet * * * /kavz foot , kahvz , kafs , kahfs / jelly made from the stock …   Useful english dictionary

  • calf's-foot jelly — /kavz foot , kahvz , kafs , kahfs / jelly made from the stock of boiled calves feet. [1765 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • calf's foot jelly — jellied broth made from calves feet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calf's-footjelly — calf s′ foot jel′ly n. coo jelly from the stock of boiled calves feet …   From formal English to slang

  • calves'-foot jelly — calf sˈ foot jelly or calves’ˈ foot jelly noun A savoury jelly made from the gelatine produced by boiling the foot of a calf • • • Main Entry: ↑calf …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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