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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}.] 
  1.  Anything  brought  to  a  gelatinous  condition;  a  viscous, 
  translucent  substance  in  a  condition  between  liquid  and 
  solid;  a  stiffened  solution  of  gelatin,  gum,  or  the  like 
 
  2.  The  juice  of  fruits  or  meats  boiled  with  sugar  to  an 
  elastic  consistence;  as  currant  jelly;  calf's-foot  jelly. 
 
  {Jelly  bag},  a  bag  through  which  the  material  for  jelly  is 
  strained. 
 
  {Jelly  mold},  a  mold  for  forming  jelly  in  ornamental  shapes. 
 
 
  {Jelly  plant}  (Bot.),  Australian  name  of  an  edible  seaweed 
  ({Eucheuma  speciosum}),  from  which  an  excellent  jelly  is 
  made  --J.  Smith. 
 
  {Jelly  powder},  an  explosive,  composed  of  nitroglycerin  and 
  collodion  cotton;  --  so  called  from  its  resemblance  to 
  calf's-foot  jelly. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jelly  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jelly 
  n  1:  an  edible  jelly  (sweet  or  pungent)  made  with  gelatin  and 
  used  as  a  dessert  or  salad  base  or  a  coating  for  foods 
  [syn:  {gelatin}] 
  2:  a  preserve  made  of  the  jelled  juice  of  fruit 
  v  :  make  into  jelly;  "jellify  a  liquid"  [syn:  {jellify}] 




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