Definition of syrupy:
astringent, gummy, viscid, bitter, acid, saccharine, cloying, glutinous, thick, honied, acidic, treacly, sugary, theatrical, fiery, mellifluous, mawkish, sweet, viscous, dulcet, mucilaginous, flavored, bittersweet, sentimental, melodrama, brackish, chocolatey, mellisonant, hysterics, ropy, pasty, histrionics, honeyed, theatricals, maudlin, gluey, chocolate, schmaltzy, sticky.
After it is clear from scum, and hath boiled near a quarter of an hour with the Roses in it, and that you see by a drop upon a plate, that it is of a due consistence; take your pan from the fire, and stir all very well together, and put it into pots, which leave uncovered during ten or twelve days, setting them in the hot strong Sun all the day long during that time, to give the Roses a fine hard crust or candy at the top; but under it, in the substance of the matter, it will be like a fine clear Syrupy gelly.- "The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened", Kenelm Digby.
- "Tropic Days", E. J. Banfield.
- "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.