calf's-foot jelly


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calf's-foot jelly

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(Cookery) a jelly made from the stock of boiled calves' feet and flavourings, formerly often served to invalids
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Noun1.calf's-foot jelly - a savory jelly made with gelatin obtained by boiling calves' feet
jelly, gelatin - an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
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Aunt Polly says she hopes you are comfortable to-day, and she's sent you some calf's-foot jelly.
There being no teeth to modulate the voice, it had a mumbled fierceness, not passionate, but stern, which absolutely made me quiver like calf's-foot jelly.