Dough-kneaded
Dough-kneaded Dough"-knead`ed, a. Like dough; soft. [1913 Webster]

He demeans himself . . . like a dough-kneaded thing. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dough-kneaded — doughˈ kneaded adjective (Milton) Soft • • • Main Entry: ↑dough …   Useful english dictionary

  • dough — O.E. dag dough, from P.Gmc. *daigaz something kneaded (Cf. O.N. deig, Swed. deg, M.Du. deech, Du. deeg, O.H.G. teic, Ger. Teig, Goth. daigs dough ), from PIE *dheigh to build, to form, to knead (Cf. Skt …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dough offering — Part of Judaic series of articles on Priesthood in Judaism   …   Wikipedia

  • Kneaded — Knead Knead (n[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kneaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kneading}.] [OE. kneden, As. cnedan; akin to D. kneden, G. kneten, Sw. kn[*a]da, Icel. kno[eth]a; cf. OSlav. gnesti.] 1. To work and press into a mass, usually with the hands;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dough — [OE] Dough is an ancient word, with related forms scattered throughout the Indo European languages. It goes back to an Indo European base *dheigh , which meant ‘mould, 175 dragon form, knead’, and produced Latin fingere ‘mould’ and figūra… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • dough — [OE] Dough is an ancient word, with related forms scattered throughout the Indo European languages. It goes back to an Indo European base *dheigh , which meant ‘mould, form, knead’, and produced Latin fingere ‘mould’ and figūra ‘figure’ (source… …   Word origins

  • dough tray — noun or dough trough : a piece of kitchen furniture consisting of a trough for holding rising dough and a removable flat top on which the dough is kneaded called also kneading table …   Useful english dictionary

  • dough — doughlike, adj. /doh/, n. 1. flour or meal combined with water, milk, etc., in a mass for baking into bread, cake, etc.; paste of bread. 2. any similar soft, pasty mass. 3. Slang. money. [bef. 1000; ME do(u)gh, do(u)h, dou(e), OE dag, dah; c. D… …   Universalium

  • kneaded — nɪːd v. squeeze, shape, blend (clay, dough, etc.); massage …   English contemporary dictionary

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