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dough

[ doh ]
/ doʊ /
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noun

flour or meal combined with water, milk, etc., in a mass for baking into bread, cake, etc.; paste of bread.
any similar soft, pasty mass.
Slang. money.

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Origin of dough

before 1000; Middle English do(u)gh, do(u)h, dou(e), Old English dāg, dāh; cognate with Dutch deeg,Old Norse deig,Gothic daigs,German Teig

OTHER WORDS FROM dough

doughlike, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dough

doe, dough
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British Dictionary definitions for dough

dough
/ (dəʊ) /

noun

a thick mixture of flour or meal and water or milk, used for making bread, pastry, etc
any similar pasty mass
a slang word for money

Word Origin for dough

Old English dāg; related to Old Norse deig, Gothic daigs, Old High German teig dough, Sanskrit degdhi he daubs; see dairy, duff 1, lady
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