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Definition of treacle:

  1. A remedy against poison. See Theriac, 1.
  2. A saccharine fluid, consisting of the inspissated juices or decoctions of certain vegetables, as the sap of the birch, sycamore, and the like.
  3. A sovereign remedy; a cure.
  4. Molasses; sometimes, specifically, the molasses which drains from the sugar- refining molds, and which is also called sugarhouse molasses.


angelica, mush, caramel, banana split, chocolate, pulp, cornmeal mush, brown sugar, slop, glop, cake, pigswill, slops, mire, choc-ice, Christmas pudding, golden syrup, pigwash, carob, apple pie, swill.

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