jelly

  • 1jelly — 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

  • 2Jelly — may refer to:* Gelatin, a translucent brittle solid substance, extracted from the collagen inside animals connective tissue ** Gelatin dessert, referred to as jelly in Britain and other countries, popular brands include Jell O, Rowntree s and… …

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  • 3jelly — [jel′ē] n. pl. jellies [ME gely < OFr gelée, a frost, jelly < fem. pp. of geler < L gelare, to freeze: see GELATIN] 1. a soft, resilient, partially transparent, semisolid, gelatinous food resulting from the cooling of fruit juice boiled… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4Jelly — Jel ly, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jellied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jellying}.] To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Jelly — bezeichnet: Jelly Roll Morton (* 1889–1941), eigentlich Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe, US amerikanischer Pianist, Komponist und Band Leader Jelly (Kunststoff), Kunststoff aus PVC mit bis zu 30% Weichmachern eine Variante des Namens Jelena …

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  • 6jelly — ► NOUN (pl. jellies) 1) chiefly Brit. a dessert consisting of a sweet, fruit flavoured liquid set with gelatin to form a semi solid mass. 2) a small sweet made with gelatin. 3) a similar preparation or a substance of a similar semi solid… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7jelly — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. gelee a frost; jelly, lit. fem. pp. of geler congeal, from L. gelare to freeze, from gelu frost (see COLD (Cf. cold)). As a verb, c.1600, from the noun. Related: Jellied; jellying …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8jelly — n. & v. n. (pl. ies) 1 a a soft stiffish semi transparent preparation of boiled sugar and fruit juice or milk etc., often cooled in a mould and eaten as a dessert. b a similar preparation of fruit juice etc. for use as a jam or a condiment… …

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  • 9jelly — jellylike, adj. /jel ee/, n., pl. jellies, v., jellied, jellying, adj. n. 1. a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, etc., esp. fruit juice boiled down with sugar and used as a sweet spread for… …

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  • 10jelly — (BrE) (AmE jello, Jell O™) noun 1 ADJECTIVE ▪ lemon, raspberry, strawberry, etc. VERB + JELLY/JELLO ▪ eat, have …

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  • 11jelly — [[t]ʤe̱li[/t]] jellies 1) N MASS Jelly is a transparent, usually coloured food that is eaten as a dessert. It is made from gelatine, fruit juice, and sugar. [BRIT] In the middle of the table stood a large bowl of jelly. N COUNT A container of… …

    English dictionary

  • 12jelly — UK [ˈdʒelɪ] / US noun Word forms jelly : singular jelly plural jellies 1) [countable/uncountable] British a soft sweet food made from fruit juice, sugar, and gelatine that you can see through and that shakes when you touch it The children were… …

    English dictionary

  • 13Jelly — Un dessert de jelly (gelatin en anglais américain) en plusieurs couches colorées. La jelly est un gel alimentaire, fait de gélatine ou de pectine ajouté à des liquides comestibles, qui est mangé en dessert. Usage du terme Le mot jelly que l on… …

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  • 14jelly — jel|ly [ˈdʒeli] n plural jellies [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: gelee, from geler to freeze , from Latin gelare] 1.) [U and C] BrE a soft sweet food made from fruit juice and ↑gelatin American Equivalent: Jell O ▪ rasp …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15jelly — jel|ly [ dʒeli ] noun 1. ) count or uncount a sweet sticky food that is made from boiled fruit juice and sugar and is often spread on bread: blueberry jelly a jar of jelly 2. ) count or uncount BRITISH JELL O 3. ) count or uncount a sauce that is …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16jelly — /ˈdʒɛli / (say jelee) noun (plural jellies) 1. a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatine, pectin, etc., as fruit juice boiled down with sugar. 2. US jam, especially a thin jam. 3. anything of the… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 17jelly — noun 1 (C, U) BrE a soft solid substance made with sweetened fruit juice and gelatine jello AmE: raspberry jelly 2 (U) AmE a very thick sweet substance made from boiled fruit and sugar with no pieces of fruit in it; clear jam 1 (1): a peanut… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18jelly — jel•ly [[t]ˈdʒɛl i[/t]] n. pl. lies, 1) coo a sweet spread of fruit juice boiled with sugar and sometimes pectin, then cooled to a soft, sticky consistency 2) any substance having such consistency 3) clo Usu., jellies. a pair of transparent… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19jelly — 1. noun /ˈdʒɛl.i/ a) A dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set Perfect jelly is of appetizing flavor; beautifully colored and translucent; tender enough to cut easily with a… …

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  • 20jelly — I. noun (plural jellies) Etymology: Middle English gelly, from Anglo French gelee, from feminine of gelé, past participle of geler to freeze, congeal, from Latin gelare more at cold Date: 14th century 1. a soft somewhat elastic food product made… …

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