Origin of jellied
- a food preparation of a soft, elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, etc., especially fruit juice boiled down with sugar and used as a sweet spread for bread and toast, as a filling for cakes or doughnuts, etc.
- any substance having the consistency of jelly.
- Chiefly British. a fruit-flavored gelatin dessert.
- a plastic sandal or shoe.
- to bring or come to the consistency of jelly.
- containing or made, spread, or topped with jelly or syrup; jellied: jelly apples.
Origin of jelly
Related Words for jelliedheavy, impenetrable, opaque, stiff, deep, gooey, syrupy, materialize, crystallize, slow, slacken, wane, trail, decrease, falter, diminish, fail, fix, strengthen, reinforce
Examples from the Web for jellied
Historical Examples of jellied
Liquid bouillon,—not jellied,—should be drunk from the bouillon cup.The Etiquette of To-day
Edith B. Ordway
When soup has jellied in the pan, it should not be removed into another.
I faced them all with a gambler's composure but behind my mask I was jellied with fear.A Son of the Middle Border
When it has jellied, measure the jelly, and reheat with an equal amount of cream.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book
When mixture is jellied turn into freezer, as any ice cream.Dietetics for Nurses
Fairfax T. Proudfit
- congealed into jelly, esp by cooling
- containing, set in, or coated with jelly
- a fruit-flavoured clear dessert set with gelatineUS and Canadian trademark: Jell-o
- a preserve made from the juice of fruit boiled with sugar and used as jam
- a savoury food preparation set with gelatine or with a strong gelatinous stock and having a soft elastic consistencycalf's-foot jelly
- anything having the consistency of jelly
- informal a coloured gelatine filter that can be fitted in front of a stage or studio light
- to jellify
Word Origin for jelly
- British a slang name for gelignite
1590s, past participle adjective from jelly (v.).
late 14c., from Old French gelee "a frost; jelly," noun use of fem. past participle of geler "congeal," from Latin gelare "to freeze," from gelu "frost" (see cold (adj.)).
c.1600, from jelly (n.). Related: Jellied; jellying.
- A semisolid resilient substance usually containing some form of gelatin in solution.