treacle Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a pale cane syrup
noun writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
glop; mush; slop.
(Old Med.) A remedy against poison. See Theriac, 1.
We kill the viper, and make treacle of him. Jer. Taylor.
A sovereign remedy; a cure.Obs.
Christ which is to every harm treacle. Chaucer.
Molasses; sometimes, specifically, the molasses which drains from the sugar-refining molds, and which is also called sugarhouse molasses. ✍ In the United States molasses is the common name; in England, treacle.
A saccharine fluid, consisting of the inspissated juices or decoctions of certain vegetables, as the sap of the birch, sycamore, and the like.