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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Anything  of  the  consistency  of  such  paste. 
 
  {To  have  one's  cake  dough}.  See  under  {Cake}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dough 
  n  1:  a  flour  mixture  stiff  enough  to  knead  or  roll 
  2:  informal  terms  for  money  [syn:  {shekels},  {gelt},  {bread},  {dinero}, 
  {lucre},  {loot},  {pelf},  {moolah},  {cabbage},  {kale}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dough 
  (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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