Origin of dough
Examples from the Web for dough
Divide the dough in half and very gently pat each half into a round 1-inch-thick disk.
Sneaker and clothing brands routinely dole out buckets of dough to drape their swag over popular cultural characters.Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They might have scored all that dough if word of the waterboarding had not leaked.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a 1¾-inch ice cream scoop (or two spoons), scoop round balls of dough onto the prepared sheet pans.
With a rubber spatula, stir in the chocolate and cranberries until the dough is well mixed.
Roll out the dough, cut it in cakes and bake them on tins in a moderately hot oven.The National Cook Book, 9th ed.|Hannah Mary Peterson
When she found that nothing else was left to her she took that flour and mixing it with water kneaded it into dough.Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories|Anonymous
Chickum asserted that he had seen the hired girl mix a little salt in the dough.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
The dough was allowed to stand for several hours, sometimes for the whole night, in moderate heat.Foods and Culinary Utensils of the Ancients|Charles Martyn
They left that dough on their faces and chest till the dough got hard and peeled off by itself.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
British Dictionary definitions for dough
Word Origin for dough
Word Origin and History for dough
Old English dag "dough," from Proto-Germanic *daigaz "something kneaded" (cf. Old Norse deig, Swedish deg, Middle Dutch deech, Dutch deeg, Old High German teic, German Teig, Gothic daigs "dough"), from PIE *dheigh- "to build, to form, to knead" (cf. Sanskrit dehah "body," literally "that which is formed," dih- "to besmear;" Greek teikhos "wall;" Latin fingere "to form, fashion," figura "a shape, form, figure;" Gothic deigan "to smear;" Old Irish digen "firm, solid," originally "kneaded into a compact mass"). Meaning "money" is from 1851.