dough


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dough

a thick mixture of flour or meal
Not to be confused with:
doe – the female of a deer or related animal

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 ?
They went straight to the dough which was set to rise in a pan before the fire.
"His Gracious and Most Edible Majesty, King Dough the First, Ruler of the Two Kingdoms of Hiland and Loland.
She mixed her dough, we discovered, in an old tin peck-measure that Krajiek had used about the barn.
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.
Over called to his wife, who brought into the yard a pail made of some kind of baked dough, and Dorothy pumped the pail full of cool, sweet milk and drank it eagerly.
Geppetto did not have a penny in his pocket, so he made his son a little suit of flowered paper, a pair of shoes from the bark of a tree, and a tiny cap from a bit of dough.
Then he came back, knocked at the door of the house, and called: 'Open the door, dear children, your mother is here and has brought something back with her for each of you.' But the wolf had laid his black paws against the window, and the children saw them and cried: 'We will not open the door, our mother has not black feet like you: you are the wolf!' Then the wolf ran to a baker and said: 'I have hurt my feet, rub some dough over them for me.' And when the baker had rubbed his feet over, he ran to the miller and said:
It was a Saturday, and Praskovya Mikhaylovna was herself mixing dough for currant bread such as the serf-cook on her father's estate used to make so well.
"Dat be ver strange," said the king; "for me know and hears good deal of your people, dough me no live among dem; and me have often hear dat sham is de consequence and de cause too of many of your rewards.
Had close shave, dough! Dat boy, he jus' keel himself at college.
May all the corn-bins be full and the mass of dough always overflow the kneading-trough.
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.