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jelly

[ jel-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF jelly
  • nounjam
  • nouncream

Synonyms for jelly

  • gelatin
  • extract
  • jell
  • mass
  • pectin
  • preserve
  • pulp
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This should be skimmed off as it forms, for it is a detriment to the jelly.

To be right, jelly should be clear, bright, and not too dark.

If the juice is boiled too long, the jelly will be darker than it should be.

Then like a mass of jelly out of its mould I plopped onto my chair.

You may serve it up in a glass bowl, in glass cups, or in jelly glasses.

It should be like a jelly, and is a favourite New Orleans dish.

Jelly may be made in a similar manner of Madeira, marasquin, or noyau.

And when a man's afraid of a woman—it somehow makes a jelly of him—altogether.

This rule once learned will clear every kind of soup or jelly.

Stir all small fruits as they cool, to mix them with the jelly.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French gelee "a frost; jelly," noun use of fem. past participle of geler "congeal," from Latin gelare "to freeze," from gelu "frost" (see cold (adj.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JELLY

clot

verbcoagulate
  • clabber
  • coalesce
  • congeal
  • curdle
  • gel
  • gelate
  • gelatinize
  • glop up
  • jell
  • jellify
  • jelly
  • lopper
  • lump
  • set
  • solidify
  • thicken
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