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Dough

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English dow, dogh, dagh, from Old English dāh, dāg(dough), from Proto-Germanic *daigaz(dough), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ-(to knead, form, mold). Cognate with Scots daich, dauch, doach(dough), West Frisian daai(dough), Dutch deeg(dough), Low German Deeg(dough), German Teig(dough), Danish dej(dough), Swedish deg(dough), Icelandic deig(dough).

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NounEdit

dough ‎(usually uncountable, plural doughs)

  1. A thick, malleable substance made by mixing flour with other ingredients such as water, eggs, and/or butter, that is made into a particular form and then baked.
    Pizza dough is very stretchy.
  2. (slang) Money.
    His mortgage payments left him short on dough.
    Hey Martin, we are playing a hold'em card game for some dough, would you like to join?

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VerbEdit

dough ‎(third-person singular simple present doughs, present participle doughing, simple past and past participle doughed)

  1. (transitive) To make into dough.
    The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.

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