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treacle

noun [U]   /ˈtriː.kl̩/ UK
(also black treacle) a sweet, dark, thick liquid that is used in cooking sweet dishes and sweets: treacle toffee → Compare syrupSugar and sugar substitutes → golden syrup: treacle tartSugar and sugar substitutes
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