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jelly1 (ˈdʒɛlɪ)
n , pl -lies
1.  US and Canadian trademark: Jell-o a fruit-flavoured clear dessert set with gelatine
2.  a preserve made from the juice of fruit boiled with sugar and used as jam
3.  a savoury food preparation set with gelatine or with a strong gelatinous stock and having a soft elastic consistency: calf's-foot jelly
4.  anything having the consistency of jelly
5.  informal a coloured gelatine filter that can be fitted in front of a stage or studio light
vb , -lies, -lies, -lying, -lied
6.  to jellify
[C14: from Old French gelee frost, jelly, from geler to set hard, from Latin gelāre, from gelu frost]

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