Meaning of “treacle” in the English Dictionary

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"treacle" in British English

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treaclenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtriː.kəl/ us /ˈtriː.kəl/ UK

also black treacle, US molasses a sweet, dark, thick liquid that is used in cooking sweet dishes and sweets:

treacle toffee
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→  golden syrup :

treacle tart

(Definition of “treacle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)