What does the word jelly mean?

Usage examples for jelly

  1. Having dressed it for his supper, and seeing it wear the inviting appearance of a transparent colourless jelly, I was tempted to taste it; but the effect produced by this, or the fruit, or both, was a severe sickness, which continued for several days. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  2. Stand jelly glasses in a dripping- pan, surround with boiling water, pour in the jelly, and set aside until firm. – Cookery for Little Girls by Olive Hyde Foster
  3. Peachy's plump and jelly- like and kin be easy shook, and I ain't been a female eighty years 'thout knowin' how easy 'tis to work on our religious feelin's. – The Loves of Ambrose by Margaret Vandercook