jelly

Definition of jelly

jel´ly
n.1.
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.
Jelly powder
an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and collodion cotton; - so called from its resemblance to calf's-foot jelly.
- J. Smith.
v. i.1.To become jelly; to come to the state or consistency of jelly.
[imp. & p. p. Jellied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jellying.]

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