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jel•ly



Pronunciation: ( jel'ē), [key]
n., pl. -lies,
v., -lied, -ly•ing,
adj.


n.
1. a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, etc., esp. fruit juice boiled down with sugar and used as a sweet spread for bread and toast, as a filling for cakes or doughnuts, etc.
2. any substance having the consistency of jelly.
3. Chiefly Brit.a fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.
4. a plastic sandal or shoe.

v.t., v.i.
to bring or come to the consistency of jelly.

adj.
containing or made, spread, or topped with jelly or syrup; jellied: jelly apples.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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