Definition of Dough

1. Noun. A flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll.

Terms within: Flour
Specialized synonyms: Pastry, Pastry Dough, Bread Dough
Generic synonyms: Concoction, Intermixture, Mixture
Derivative terms: Doughy



2. Noun. Informal terms for money.
Exact synonyms: Boodle, Bread, Cabbage, Clams, Dinero, Gelt, Kale, Lettuce, Lolly, Loot, Lucre, Moolah, Pelf, Scratch, Shekels, Simoleons, Sugar, Wampum
Generic synonyms: Money
Derivative terms: Cabbage

Definition of Dough

1. n. Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead dough.

Definition of Dough

1. Noun. A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked. ¹

2. Noun. (slang) Money. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To make into dough. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dough

1. a flour mixture [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dough

doucheness
douches
douchi
douchiness
douching
douchy
doucine
doucines
doucker
doucs
doudouk
doudouks
doufu
doufuhua
doufus
dough (current term)
dough-baked
dough-nut
doughball
doughbird
doughbirds
doughboy
doughboys
doughed
doughface
doughfaceism
doughfaces
doughier
doughiest

Literary usage of Dough

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Л thoroughly kneaded dough can, it is said, be made in this machine in twelve ... To discharge the dough, the trough was tilted by means of a worm and worm ..."

2. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"The physical characters of the dough, such as color and elasticity, ... Expansion of dough.—Rub to a smooth paste 3.5 grams of granulated sugar, ..."

3. Helping Your Child Get Ready for School: With Activities for Children from by Nancy Paulu (1993)
"Add food extracts to different chunks of the dough if you want different smells. ... Play dough is a great way to develop hand muscles and be creative. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The dough is laid on a flat stone, covered with a tin plate, ... Passover cakes, scones, ana " bannocks " arc prepared from a similar dough, and fired on ..."

5. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"At a and b the dough is probably left to ferment in а basket, M la now done at Cairo. (Wilkinson. ... The term " dough " is improperly given in the AV as ..."

6. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"At a and It the dough la probably left to ferment in a banket, a« le now done at Cairo. (Wilkinson. ... The term " dough " U improperly given in the AV as ..."

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