noun, plural jel·lies.
verb (used with or without object), jel·lied, jel·ly·ing.
Origin of jelly
Related Words for jelliesgelatin, preserve, mass, extract, pulp, jell, pectin, unction, balm, ointment, salve
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Contemporary Examples of jellies
And then we had a couple of jellies and a bottle of red wine in bed the night before.My London Getaway With Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Stars of ‘The World’s End’
November 18, 2013
Historical Examples of jellies
Jellies of fruit are made with an equal quantity of sugar, that is, a pound to a pint, and require no very long boiling.
Jellies that have to stand any length of time on the buffets must, of course, be firmer.Desserts and Salads
He knew vaguely that there were persons who had the luck to be ill and to get broths and jellies.Dreamers of the Ghetto
There was a sudden surge forward of the Jellies and Placer was engulfed.
All they could see in both directions were Jellies, milling about and chattering.
Word Origin for jellies
noun plural -lies
verb -lies, -lying or -lied
Word Origin for jelly
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.