Share this entry
jelly bag Line breaks: jelly bag

Definition of jelly bag in English:


A fine mesh bag used for straining the juice from cooked fruit, especially so that this liquid can be made into jelly.
Example sentences
  • You can either put the seeds in a jelly bag or cheesecloth and squeeze out the juice or drink the juice right out of the fruit.
  • And, of course, there is the huge brass ‘jeelie pan’ on top of the cupboard, with the jelly bag hanging alongside.
  • Have your scrupulously clean jelly bag or double muslin-lined sieve suspended over a bowl.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources