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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Dough \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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
2: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage,
clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce,
lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch,
shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
108 Moby Thesaurus words for "dough":
albumen, batter, blubber, blunt, bonnyclabber, boodle, brass,
bread, breeze, bucks, butter, cabbage, cash, chips, clabber, clay,
coin, cornstarch, cream, curd, currency, cushion, dinero, down,
egg white, eiderdown, feather bed, feathers, fleece, floss, flue,
fluff, foam, gaum, gel, gelatin, gelt, gilt, glair, glop, glue,
gluten, goo, gook, goop, grease, green, green stuff, greenbacks,
gruel, gumbo, gunk, jack, jam, jell, jelly, kale, kapok,
legal tender, loblolly, mazuma, molasses, moolah, mopus, mucilage,
mucus, oil of palms, ointment, oof, ooftish, pap, paste, pillow,
plush, porridge, pudding, puff, pulp, puree, putty, rhino, rob,
rocks, rubber, satin, scratch, semifluid, semiliquid, shekels,
silk, simoleons, size, soup, spondulics, starch, sticky mess,
sugar, swansdown, syrup, the needful, thistledown, tin, treacle,
velvet, wampum, wax, wool, zephyr
From Easton's 1897 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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