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jelly bag

noun
  1. a muslin bag used to strain off the juice from the fruit in making jelly (the preserve)
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  • Then transfer them to a jelly-bag, and squeeze out the juice.

    Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches

    Eliza Leslie

  • Then put them into a jelly-bag, and squeeze out all the juice.

  • The quince pulp that remains in the jelly-bag can be made into marmalade.

  • Let it pass through the jelly-bag again—when cool, turn it into glasses.

  • One of the ladies dropped the jelly-bag, the other shrieked out, Oh!