Jelly powder

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jelly powder an explosive, composed of nitroglycerin and collodion cotton; -- so called from its resemblance to calf's-foot jelly.
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Usage

In literature:

So that the powder was in the jelly, and the jelly goes down the throat, the business, in the one case, is done.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
Serve hot with molasses, tart jelly, jam or sprinkle with powdered sugar.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
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