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But Gwenny never had any cookies as good as those, and the jell is so pretty!

She came back again and said, "Won't you have some of the jell, Mr. Armstrong?"

There was a jar of jelly on the table all sealed up, and she said, "Won't you have some of the jell?"

Why, there isn't an inch of me that hasn't been cut over or smashed into a jell.

Cook slowly until juice will "jell" when tried on a cold plate.

Grapes must be fresh and not over ripe or they will not "jell" nicely.

The marmalade was then allowed to boil until a little dropped on a cold saucer would begin to jell.

Without pectin, however, it is impossible to make the juice solidify, or jell.

I jest sot away my frames, and went out and stirred up a cake; I had one kind by me, besides cookies and jell tarts.

Does your horoscope tell a person what to do with raspberry jelly that will not jell?

WORD ORIGIN

1830, American English, probably a back-formation of jelly (v.). Related: Jelled; jelling. Figurative sense is first attested 1908. Middle English had gelen "congeal," but it disappeared 15c.

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