Definition of Jeelie
1. jelly [v JEELIED, JEELIEING, JEELIES] - See also: jelly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jeelie
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Literary usage of Jeelie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1826)
"... can never subsume Upon ihe crime of leasing making, nor upon no oilier crime« as done in contempt of liis ma- jeelie nr his rojal ..."
2. Oor Ain Folk: Being Memories of Manse Life in the Mearns and a Crack Aboot by James Inglis (1894)
"... will ye hae butter on the yae side o' yer piece, an' jeelie on the tither 1" When out driving with him once, I remember he pulled up suddenly and said, ..."
3. Aberdeen and Its Folk: From the 20th to the 50th Year of the Present Century by James Riddel (1868)
"When we paid her a visit, whether singly or in a body, we had the pleasing prospect of receiving a "jeelie piece," which was discussed with all the relish ..."
4. The Underworld by James C. Welsh (1920)
"You'd think frae his face that he was just a solid easy-gaun kindly auld fermer, who took a constant joy in givin' jeelie-pieces to hungry weans. ..."