Dough
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 dough. [1913 Webster]

2. Anything of the consistency of such paste. [1913 Webster]

{To have one's cake dough}. See under {Cake}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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