Definition for DOUGH

DOUGH, n. [do; Sax. dah; D. deeg; Sw. deg; Dan. dej; G. teig. Probably a soft mass, and perhaps allied to thick. See Class Dg, No. 8, 17, 21, 22, 36.]

Paste of bread; a mass composed of flour or meal moistened and kneaded, but not baked. My cake is dough, that is, my undertaking is not come to maturity. – Shak.

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