jelly


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jam \Jam\, n. [Prob. fr. jam, v.; but cf. also Ar. jamad ice,
   jelly, j[=a]mid congealed, jamd congelation, ice.]
   A preserve of fruit boiled with sugar and water; also called
   jelly; as, raspberry jam; currant jam; grape jam.
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   Jam nut. See Check nut, under Check.

   Jam weld (Forging), a butt weld. See under Butt.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.]
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   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.
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   2. The juice of fruits or meats boiled with sugar to an
      elastic consistence; as, currant jelly; calf's-foot jelly.
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   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.
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