1(Of fruit) preserved in sugar: a glacé cherry
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- In some fancy versions, these are omitted from the bottom, which is covered with a decorative arrangement of glacé fruit with a layer of jelly cementing it into a mosaic.
- When I was a kid there would always be a box of glacé fruit at Christmas which largely remained uneaten and which I would not have touched in a million years.
- She left out the glacé cherries because she couldn't abide the sticky things, substituting dates, which she loved.
mid 19th century: French, literally 'iced', past participle of glacer, from glace 'ice'.