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 Meanings and Examples of JELLY
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jelly
 n.  substance having the consistency of semi-solid foods
Classic Sentence:
1  Meg is a great comfort to me and lets me have jelly every night at tea its so good for me Jo says because it keeps me sweet tempered.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
2  Fired a with housewifely wish to see her storeroom stocked with homemade preserves, she undertook to put up her own currant jelly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
3  One edition of jelly was trickled from pot to pot, another lay upon the floor, and a third was burning gaily on the stove.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
4  Lotty, with Teutonic phlegm, was calmly eating bread and currant wine, for the jelly was still in a hopelessly liquid state, while Mrs. Brooke, with her apron over her head, sat sobbing dismally.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
5  I won't see him, and you two can laugh at me and my jelly as much as you like.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
6  It was too bad to laugh at the poor little jelly pots.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
7  But he did, oh bless you, yes, hundreds of times, and so did Meg, both declaring that it was the sweetest jelly they ever made, for family peace was preserved in that little family jar.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
8  And she would be so kind to those who were suffering misfortune, take baskets to the poor and soup and jelly to the sick and "air" those less fortunate in her fine carriage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  She divined that when Aunt Bessie came in with a jar of wild-grape jelly she was waiting in hope of being asked for the recipe.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
10  Celina's husband was a fool, a coward, and a pig, and to prove it to her, Victor intended to hammer his head into a jelly the next time he encountered him.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIX
11  The supper consisted of a roast pheasant garnished with Corsican blackbirds; a boar's ham with jelly, a quarter of a kid with tartar sauce, a glorious turbot, and a gigantic lobster.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
12  Midway down they were held up by Mary Jane, who replenished them with raspberry or orange jelly or with blancmange and jam.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE DEAD
13  So was the plum pudding, which melted in one's mouth, likewise the jellies, in which Amy reveled like a fly in a honeypot.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
14  And my Aunt found me with eyes like red jellies.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
15  Mr. Bart dropped into a chair, and sat gazing absently at the fragment of jellied salmon which the butler had placed before him.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
Example Sentence:
1  When Jack claimed he hadn't eaten the jelly doughnut, Jill took an incredulous look at his smeared face and laughed.
2  Artificially sweetened fruit jelly is standardized by the FDA.