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jelly baby

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Definition of jelly baby in English:

noun

British
A jelly-like sweet in the stylized shape of a baby.
Example sentences
  • They are running a promotion on some kind of jelly baby / wine gum hybrid, ‘with real wine!’
  • In their hands they were holding wine gums, jelly babies, digestive biscuits and, in one case, cocktail sausages.
  • Certain toffees are enjoyed for their chewy or stretchy texture, and rituals develop around other sweets - such as biting the heads off jelly babies.

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