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Noun: treacle  tree-kul
  1. [Brit] A pale cane syrup
    - golden syrup [Brit]
  2. Writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
    - mush, slop, glop [N. Amer]
  3. [Brit] Thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining
    - molasses

Derived forms: treacles

Type of: sentimentalism, sirup [US], syrup

Encyclopedia: Treacle