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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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jellyjel‧ly /ˈdʒeli/ ●●● S3 noun (plural jellies)  1 [countable, uncountable] British EnglishDFF a soft sweet food made from fruit juice and gelatin syn Jell-O American English raspberry jelly2 [countable, uncountable]DFF a thick sweet substance made from boiled fruit and sugar with no pieces of fruit in it, eaten especially on breadjam a peanut butter and jelly sandwich damson jelly3 [uncountable] especially British EnglishDFF a soft solid substance made from meat juices and gelatin4 [uncountable]HB a substance that is solid but very soft, and moves easily when you touch it frogs’ eggs floating in a protective jelly5 feel like/turn to jelly6 jellies7 jellies
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jellyHe once paid his sister $ 300 to make him a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.petroleum jellyBurning lumps of phosphorus jelly were scattered amongst the containers, forming a foreground that was blinding.The frogs' eggs are in a protective jelly.Denver dipped a bit of bread into the jelly.The jelly was sweet and the ants ate it.Instead, a trap baited with jelly and syrup was rigged close to the fresher circumference of tracks.
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