Definition of Gelly

1. Noun. A type of dynamite in which the nitroglycerin is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and sodium or potassium nitrate.

Exact synonyms: Gelignite
Generic synonyms: Dynamite



Definition of Gelly

1. n. Jelly.

Definition of Gelly

1. Noun. (obsolete form of jelly) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gelly

1. gelignite [n GELLIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gelly

gelidity
gelidly
gelidness
gelidnesses
gelifraction
gelignite
gelignites
gellan gum
gellan lyase
gellant
gellants
gelled
gellies
gelling
gelling agent
gelly (current term)
geloscopy
gelose
gelosies
gelosis
gelosy
gelotologist
gelotologists
gelotology
gelotophobe
gelotophobes
gelotophobia
gelotripsy
gels
gelsemia

Literary usage of Gelly

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1. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1858)
"The case of gelly vs. Cleve is spoken of in 1 Ld. Raymond, 147, as occurring ... CB between gelly and Cleve, adjudged that trover will lie for a Negro boy ..."

2. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1858)
"The case of gelly vs. Cleve is spoken of in 1 Ld. Raymond, 147, as occurring ... CB between gelly and Cleve, adjudged that trover will lie for a Negro boy ..."

3. The Philadelphia Medical Museum by John Redman Coxe (1808)
"... from the fame* gelly producible from Ivory Shavings. ... a gelly as from four pounds of ox-bones. This practice is now. adopted ia the great ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"This remarkable battle happened on the same day on which the Greeks were victorious at .Marathon. It is celebrated in an ode gelly. (See Jelly.) by Pindar. ..."

5. Oxf. Hist. Soc by Oxford Historical Society (1886)
"Dishes of gelly 3000—cold Tartes baked 4000—Cold Custards baked 3000— Hot Pasties of Venison 1500—Hot Custards ..."

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