a thin, rectangular layer of sponge cake, spread with fruit jelly and rolled up.
[sexual senses perhaps related to jelly, ”semen,” found by 1622]
- Jelly roll pan
noun a baking sheet with one-inch-deep sides for making a thin sponge cake
- Jelly shoe
noun a type of children’s sandal or shoe made from flexible transparent plastic Examples Children are not allowed to wear jelly shoes to the park and recreation program. Usage Note pl jelly shoes, jellies
[jel-uh-tawng, -tong] /ˈdʒɛl əˌtɔŋ, -ˌtɒŋ/ noun 1. a tree, Dyera costulata, of the Malay Peninsula, from which a resinous latex is obtained. 2. Also called pontianak. the latex of these trees, used as a substitute for chicle. 3. Also called devil tree. a tropical Old World tree, Alstonia scholaris, of the dogbane family, of which […]
[jem-uh-dahr] /ˈdʒɛm əˌdɑr/ noun, (in India) 1. any of various government officials. 2. the supervisor of a staff of servants. 3. an officer in a sepoy regiment, corresponding in rank to a lieutenant. /ˈdʒɛməˌdɑː/ noun 1. a native junior officer belonging to a locally raised regiment serving as mercenaries in India, esp with the British […]