dough

[ doh ]
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noun
  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.

  1. Slang. money.

Origin of dough

1
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

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British Dictionary definitions for dough

dough

/ (dəʊ) /


noun
  1. a thick mixture of flour or meal and water or milk, used for making bread, pastry, etc

  2. any similar pasty mass

  1. a slang word for money

Origin of dough

1
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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