- a thin, rectangular layer of sponge cake, spread with fruit jelly and rolled up.
- Slang: Vulgar.
- the vagina.
- sexual intercourse.
Origin of jelly roll
An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for jelly-roll
I might make a jelly-roll, while I'm about it, for there's some of Marthy's own currant jelly that she sent me last fall.Hildegarde's Holiday
Laura E. Richards
Spread with a thick cranberry conserve; roll as for jelly-roll, tucking the ends in securely.
Roll as for jelly-roll, place in well-greased and floured baking pan and bake in a moderate oven for thirty-five minutes.