Treacle

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My grandparents love to pour old fashion treacle on their pancakes. 

By: Katherine Albuquerque, Editor

Definition

(noun)

The British word for molasses. Since the syrup is known for it’s sweetness, this influenced people to apply it’s name to things overly sentimental.

Sentence

My grandparents love to pour old fashion treacle on their pancakes.