treacle


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to treacle: black treacle

trea·cle

(trē'kĕl),
1. Molasses, a viscid syrup that drains from sugar-refining molds.
See also: theriaca.
2. A saccharine fluid.
See also: theriaca.
3. Formerly, a remedy for poison, hence any effective remedy.
See also: theriaca.
4. A possible nucleolar-cytoplasmic transporter protein encoded by the gene responsible for Treacher-Collins syndrome.
[M.E. triacle, antidote, fr. L. theriaca, antidote to snake bite, fr. G. thēriakos, pertaining to wild beasts]

treacle

(trē′kəl)
n.
A medicinal compound formerly used as an antidote for poison.
References in periodicals archive ?
Poppy and Princess are both on Royal Canin chihuahua food and Treacle loves Tesco dog food pate.
Although Treacle was flicking his tail and letting us know he wasn't best pleased that we'd put an end to his adventure, he soon settled down after a short ride to our centre in the back of my van.
Treacle (above) was a bit of a struggle as he had to have a wind operation on the 12th of November and that delayed me.
The trainer also reported that Treacle was firmly on course for Aintree following his victory at Down Royal.
The 140-rated Treacle is also not badly treated as he carries only 1lb more than he would if facing the same two horses in a handicap.
TREACLE TART (Serves 4) 200g sweet shortcrust pastry 175g fresh white breadcrumbs 450g golden syrup Preheat the oven to 220C/245F/gas mark 7.
Treacle was only narrowly beaten in the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas, when Lynch was at the helm, and then ran a stormer to grab third spot in the Irish Gold Cup in February.
Roast lamb is on the menu but the pudding course is still under discussion, the front-runners being sticky treacle sponge and apple pie and cream.
Speaking at the opening of the second annual Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Aviation & Tourism Investor Summit in Mumbai, he warned, "The growing oil price crisis sees the express train of demand growth coming into a lake of treacle as consumer demand slows while fares rise.
s top celluloid exports--such as the Nick Park films and the yuppie treacle genre typified by Notting Hill and Love Actually--are "Little England" fantasies that would make Dickens cough up a roasted chestnut.
Send your observations, suggestions, corrections, and lamentations to Notes & Comments Editor Geoffrey Treacle at chicago-review@uchicago.
Brimstone and Treacle (John Houseman Theatre); 6 Story Building (Judith Anderson Theatre); Sworn Enemies (Jewish Repertory); Psycho Beach Party (Chelsea Playhouse); and The Good Woman of Setzuan (Musical Theatre Works).