treacle

  1. (British) a pale cane syrup
  2. a message that is excessively sweet and sentimental

Treacle

Treacle, or molasses (North American English), is any uncrystallized syrup made during the refining of sugar. Treacle is used both in cooking as a sweetener and as a condiment. The most common forms of treacle are the pale syrup known as golden syrup and the darker syrup usually referred to as dark or black treacle. Dark treacle has a distinctivel...
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treacle

[n] - (British) a pale cane syrup 2. [n] - a message that is excessively sweet and sentimental
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Treacle

• (n.) A remedy against poison. See Theriac, 1. • (n.) A sovereign remedy; a cure. • (n.) A saccharine fluid, consisting of the inspissated juices or decoctions of certain vegetables, as the sap of the birch, sycamore, and the like. • (n.) Molasses; sometimes, specifically, the molasses which drains from the sugar-refining molds...
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treacle

mush noun an expression that is excessively sweet and sentimental
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treacle

1. <medicine> A remedy against poison. See Theriac. 'We kill the viper, and make treacle of him.' (Jer. Taylor) ... 2. A sovereign remedy; a cure. 'Christ which is to every harm treacle.' (Chaucer). ... 3. Molasses; sometimes, specifically, the molasses which drains from the sugar-refining molds, and which is also called sugarhouse molasses. ...
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treacle

dark; syrupy molasses
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Treacle

Treacle is the spume of sugar undergoing refinement. As molasses, it is thick and dark in colour, being the drainage from crude sugar; golden syrup is the uncrystallisable fluid separated by abstraction or drainage from crystallised sugar.
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Treacle

Treacle: A medicinal compound once in wide use as an antidote to poisons. Treacle was a kind of salve. It was reputed to be a remedy against venomous bites in particular and against poisons in general. It also came to be considered a 'cure' for cancer. The word 'treacle' descends from the Greek 'theriakos' (of a wild animal) and 'therion' (a wild a...
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treacle

treacle: see molasses.
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treacle

Type: Term Pronunciation: trē′kĕl Definitions: 1. Molasses, a viscid syrup that drains from sugar-refining molds. 2. A saccharine fluid. 3. Formerly, a remedy for poison, hence any effective remedy. 4. A possible nucleolar-cytoplasmic transporter protein encoded by the gene responsible for Treacher-Collins syndrome. &n...
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