jam[ jam ]SEE DEFINITION OF jam
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAM
Treacle, you hear: and for that matter, Martha has no jam to give!
You may make a charlotte with any sort of jam, marmalade, or fruit jelly.
Before he could recover, the second or tail section of the jam started to pull.
But they ate so much of the bread and butter and jam and cream that they could not eat the cake.
These may be served with jam, treacle, butter and sugar, or with a sweet sauce.
It is an improvement to put some jam at the bottom of the dish.
Spread the jam at the bottom, and lay on it the sponge cakes, cut in halves.
Continue stirring until the jam is set, skimming frequently.
Beat the eggs with the milk and sugar, and pour over the jam.
Place them on each other in the form of the cake, and spread the top with jam.
"to press tightly," also "to become wedged," 1706, of unknown origin, perhaps a variant of champ (v.). Of a malfunction in the moving parts of machinery, by 1851. Sense of "cause interference in radio signals" is from 1914. Related: Jammed; jamming. The adverb is recorded from 1825, from the verb.
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