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dough

 (dō)
n.
1.
a. A soft, thick mixture of dry ingredients, such as flour or meal, and liquid, such as water, that is kneaded, shaped, and baked, especially as bread or pastry.
b. A pasty mass similar to this mixture.
2. Slang Money.

[Middle English dogh, from Old English dāg; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots.]

dough

(dəʊ)
n
1. (Cookery) a thick mixture of flour or meal and water or milk, used for making bread, pastry, etc
2. (Cookery) any similar pasty mass
3. a slang word for money
[Old English dāg; related to Old Norse deig, Gothic daigs, Old High German teig dough, Sanskrit degdhi he daubs; see dairy, duff1, lady]

dough

(doʊ)

n.
1. flour or meal combined with water, milk, etc. in a thick, pliable mass for baking into bread, pastry, etc.
2. any similar soft, pasty mass.
3. Slang. money.
[before 1000; Middle English do(u)gh, do(u)h, Old English dāg, dāh; c. Middle Low German dēch, Old High German teic, Old Norse deig, Gothic daigs]

dough

- As in money, it almost certainly came from bread (another slang term for it), because bread is the staff of life.
See also related terms for staff.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dough - a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or rolldough - a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
flour - fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
pastry, pastry dough - a dough of flour and water and shortening
bread dough - any of various doughs for bread
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
2.dough - informal terms for moneydough - informal terms for money    
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"

dough

noun
Slang. Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange:
Informal: wampum.
Chiefly British: brass.
Translations
těstoprachy
dejgrunkergysser
taikina
tijesto
dohánygubatészta
deig
パン生地
반죽
farina
riesta spurgašlamantystešla
mīklapikis
cestopampúchprachy
testo
deg
bột nhào làm bánh

dough

[dəʊ] N
1. (Culin) → masa f, pasta f
2. (= money) → guita f, pasta f (Sp) , plata f (LAm) , lana f (LAm)

dough

[ˈdəʊ] n
(= mixture) → pâte f
(= money) → fric m , pognon m

dough

n
Teig m
(inf: = money) → Kohle f (inf)

dough

:
doughball
nKloß m
doughboy
n (dated US Mil sl) → Landser m (inf)
dough hook
n (Cook) → Knethaken m
doughnut
n (Brit) → Berliner (Pfannkuchen) m, → Krapfen m (S Ger, Aus)
doughnutting
n (Brit Parl inf) Situation, in der sich wenige anwesende Abgeordnete im Unterhaus um den Redner gruppieren, um im Fernsehen den Eindruck eines vollen Hauses zu vermitteln

dough

[dəʊ] n
a.impasto, pasta
b. (fam) (money) → grana

dough

(dəu)
1. noun a mass of flour moistened and kneaded but not baked.
2. (slang) money.
ˈdoughnut (-nat) , ((American) -nət) noun
a ring-shaped cake, with a hole in the middle, fried in fat.

dough

عَجِيـن těsto dej Teig ζύμη masa taikina pâte tijesto impasto パン生地 반죽 deeg deig ciasto massa тесто deg ส่วนผสมของแป้ง น้ำและอื่นๆ เช่นน้ำมัน น้ำตาลเพื่อทำขนมปัง hamur bột nhào làm bánh 面团
References in classic literature ?
When she took the paste out to bake it, she left smears of dough sticking to the sides of the measure, put the measure on the shelf behind the stove, and let this residue ferment.
I delivered them into the hands of the chairman of the Board with the comfortable consciousness that their cake was dough.
To make this excellent breakfast dish, proceed as follows: Take a sufficiency of water and a sufficiency of flour, and construct a bullet-proof dough.
We took and lined her with dough, and set her in the coals, and loaded her up with rag rope, and put on a dough roof, and shut down the lid, and put hot embers on top, and stood off five foot, with the long handle, cool and comfortable, and in fifteen minutes she turned out a pie that was a satisfac- tion to look at.
Perhaps then, in some unaccustomed moment of amiability, she made you a dough lady, cutting the outline deftly with her pastry knife, and then, at last, placing the human stamp upon it by sticking in two black currants for eyes.
They went straight to the dough which was set to rise in a pan before the fire.
Ye love-smitten host, know that to Dulcinea only I am dough and sugar-paste, flint to all others; for her I am honey, for you aloes.
Next he took out a double handful of some whitish stuff, like dough or putty.
She was a fat woman in an apricot-coloured gown, with a heavily powdered face, against which her black long-lashed eyes showed like currants in dough.
He liked the deftness with which her hands worked the pie dough, the quick way she moved between stove and table, yet mingled with this admiration was a slight but distinct hostility.
We will bake first,' said the old woman, 'I have already heated the oven, and kneaded the dough.
Somewhere about the room you come across a bilious-looking object, which at first you take to be a lump of dough left about by one of the children, but which on scrutiny seems to resemble an underdone cupid.