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noun (jell, ies, -)
  1. A dessert made by boiling gelatine, sugar and some flavouring (often derived from fruit) and allowing it to set
  2. a sweet gelatinous substance derived from fruit juices and pectin
    • 1945, w:Fannie Merritt Farmer, Fannie Merritt Farmer and w:Wilma Lord Perkins revisor, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, Eighth edition - Perfect is of appetizing flavor; beautifully colored and translucent; tender enough to cut easily with a spoon, yet firm enough to hold its shape when turned from the glass.
    • 1975, w:Irma S. Rombauer, Irma S. Rombauer and w:Marion Rombauer Becker, Marion Rombauer Becker, The Joy of Cooking 5th revision - Jelly has great clarity. Two cooking processes are involved. First, the juice alone is extracted from the fruit. Only that portion thin and clear enough to drip through a cloth is cooked with sugar until sufficiently firm to hold its shape. It is never stiff and never gummy.
      1. Jam that has been sieved to remove pieces of fruit before being allowed to set.
      2. (zoology) Short for jellyfish.
      3. (US slang) A large backside, especially a woman's.
      Check out that girl shaking her jelly!
      1. (colloquial) Short for gelignite.
Translations: 
  • French: gros cul
  • Italian: culone
    (trans-mid)
  • German: Marmelade
  • Spanish: mermelada , confitura

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