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treacle (ˈtriːkəl)
1.  (Brit) Also called: black treacle a dark viscous syrup obtained during the refining of sugar
2.  (Brit) another name for golden syrup
3.  anything sweet and cloying
4.  obsolete any of various preparations used as an antidote to poisoning
[C14: from Old French triacle, from Latin thēriaca antidote to poison]

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