Definition of Jeelies
1. jeelie [v] - See also: jeelie
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Literary usage of Jeelies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. With Rod and Line in Colorado Waters by Lewis B. France (1884)
"The "Shepherd" thought when Tom Moore was penning his Loves of the Angels, that he " fed upon calf foot jeelies, stewed prunes, the dish they ca' curry, ..."
2. Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century by Henry Grey Graham (1908)
"... the simple traits of a long bygone aristocratic life of Scotland—the lady intent on her accounts, her household stores, her "jeelies" to make, ..."
3. The Cook and Housewife's Manual: Containing the Most Approved Modern by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1828)
"... and my grand-dame, as ye say, was just as good a cook as me, and may be a wee thought better at the jeelies and ..."
4. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"And our Scotch fowk are takin' after them,—deil burst them! The feck o' their dinners made up o' jeelies, tarts, ..."
5. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1867)
"I'm thinking, sir, when Tarn Muir was penning his Loves of the Angels, that lie fed upon calf-foot jeelies, stowed prunes, the dish they ..."
6. Folk-Etymology: A Dictionary of Verbal Corruptions Or Words Perverted in by Abram Smythe Palmer (1882)
"Now, blue-bottle? what flutter you for, eea-pie !—¡I'ebster, Northward llo, ij BLUE-MANGE, a vulgar Scotch corruption of blancmange. No to count jeelies and ..."