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Meaning of DOUGH

Pronunciation:  dow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
  2. [n]  informal terms for money

DOUGH is a 5 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bread, cabbage, dinero, gelt, kale, loot, lucre, moolah, pelf, shekels
 See Also: bread dough, concoction, flour, intermixture, mixture, money, pastry, pastry dough



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dough\, n. [OE. dagh, dogh, dow, AS. d[=a]h; akin to D.
deeg, G. teig, Icel. deig, Sw. deg, Dan. deig, Goth. daigs;
also, to Goth. deigan to knead, L. fingere to form, shape,
Skr. dih to smear; cf. Gr. ? wall, ? to touch, handle. ?. Cf.
{Feign}, {Figure}, {Dairy}, {Duff}.]
1. Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal,
   kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead

2. Anything of the consistency of such paste.

{To have one's cake dough}. See under {Cake}.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(batsek, meaning "swelling," i.e., in fermentation). The dough the Israelites had prepared for baking was carried away by them out of Egypt in their kneading-troughs (Ex. 12:34, 39). In the process of baking, the dough had to be turned (Hos. 7:8).

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