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dough

noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Knead...dough
Knead the dough for three minutes.
play dough
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
smooth
▪ Stir in currants and mixed peel. 3 Add enough milk to make a soft, smooth dough.
▪ Add other ingredients, mix to a smooth dough.
▪ Mix to a smooth dough, knead for 10 minutes, the cover with a damp cloth and leave for 1 hour.
▪ Beat the egg and add to the potato mixture, blending well to make a smooth dough.
soft
▪ Stir in the suet, herbs and enough cold water to make a soft dough.
▪ Stir in enough additional flour to make soft dough.
▪ Stir in currants and mixed peel. 3 Add enough milk to make a soft, smooth dough.
▪ Add milk; blend with a fork until mixture forms a soft ball of dough.
▪ Stir in the Sweetex Granulated then stir in enough water to form a soft dough.
▪ Mix in the buttermilk to make a firm but soft dough, kneading lightly until smooth. 4.
▪ Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs then stir in enough water to form a soft dough.
■ NOUN
bread
▪ When I get to the township, three women have already prepared the bread dough in a bucket.
▪ Thaw bread dough according to package directions.
▪ Aunt Sarah was at the table, kneading the bread dough.
▪ You can not put uncooked grains of rice in a bread dough and expect them to absorb enough moisture to soften.
▪ The bread dough was starting to rise before its time, so Minnie jumped up and tackled the job in hand.
▪ Pizza dough is more oily than a standard bread dough.
■ VERB
bake
▪ Press dough into a greased 9-by-11-inch baking pan.
▪ Some would bake the dough after the first rise because of a fear that it will not rise again.
▪ I knew from the beginning that there would be no bread baked from that dough.
form
▪ Stir in the remaining flour to form a firm dough.
▪ Handle just enough to form dough into ball.
▪ Stir in the Sweetex Granulated then stir in enough water to form a soft dough.
▪ Slowly add the flour, then the milk, to form a fairly stiff dough.
▪ Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs then stir in enough water to form a soft dough.
▪ Stir in enough cold water to form a firm dough.
knead
▪ Lightly knead the dough on a floured surface, working in the candied peel, raisins and sultanas.
▪ Aunt Sarah was at the table, kneading the bread dough.
▪ Carmen Dominguez Hurtado is kneading dough.
▪ On a lightly floured board, knead the dough for a couple of minutes.
▪ Remove and knead dough 3 minutes.
▪ Turn machine on for 15 to 20 seconds longer to knead dough.
▪ Gretel kneaded the dough, then the witch told her to crawl inside the oven to see if it was hot enough.
make
▪ Stir in the suet, herbs and enough cold water to make a soft dough.
▪ Stir in enough additional flour to make soft dough.
▪ Add sufficient extra flour to make the dough manageable, then knead it thoroughly for about 10min, until smooth and shiny.
▪ If peo-ple want things named or renamed, you can make dough by becoming a taxonomist.
▪ Using your index finger, make numerous indentations into dough.
▪ We have a pizza oven at home and Christine makes the dough.
▪ Basic pasta itself is made from a stiff dough of flour and water, although eggs may sometimes be included.
▪ Aunt Anna makes the dough, and everybody sits there and cuts and makes tortellini.
rise
▪ The bread dough was starting to rise before its time, so Minnie jumped up and tackled the job in hand.
▪ Depending on temperature, allow from 45 minutes to 1 1 / 2 hours for the dough to rise double in volume.
▪ Strong wheats contain a large amount of good-quality gluten providing an elastic dough which rises well for baking bread.
▪ Allow the dough to rise at room temperature for about 1 1 / 2 hours.
▪ While the last winner two years ago got $ 50, 000, Wait waited for the dough to rise.
▪ You are unlikely to get the dough to rise a fourth time but it is not impossible.
▪ Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for about 1 hour, until it has roughly doubled in size.
roll
▪ Divide in half. Roll out 1 dough half to fill in 10-inch-deep pie pan.
▪ Learned how to combine the ingredients for pasta, to roll out the dough, and cut it.
▪ Flour board and roll out dough.
▪ On a lightly floured board, roll out dough into a 12-inch circle.
▪ You may need to roll out dough slightly with a rolling pin.
▪ If you try to roll it, the dough will break apart, Noury says.
▪ Begin to roll out your dough, starting from the center and working to the outer edges of the dough.
▪ Stop rolling when the dough is about 11 or 12 inches in diameter.
turn
▪ Form into a ball, place in an oiled bowl and turn the dough over.
▪ Dough will be dry. Turn dough on to a lightly floured board or other surface and knead lightly 7 or 8 times.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
be rolling in money/dough/cash/it
▪ Mel Levine is rolling in dough.
▪ After all, this man was a tycoon as well as a doctor; he must be rolling in money.
▪ Because the people who are rolling in it certainly are.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ He only married her for her dough.
▪ I'd go on vacation three times a year too, if I had his dough!
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Cover with a cloth and leave in a warm place until dough doubles in size. 5.
▪ Cover with remaining dough, pressing dough around filling with fingers to remove air bubbles.
▪ Hardness refers to gluten and protein, which form the cell structure of the dough.
▪ Mix lemon juice and milk; stir into flour mixture until dough leaves side of bowl and forms a ball. 2.
▪ Stir in enough additional flour to make soft dough.
▪ Stir in the suet, herbs and enough cold water to make a soft dough.
▪ The application with the particularly detrimental effect on operators' jobs was the biscuit dough mixing automation.
▪ This lets the gluten relax and then the dough should be more compliant.
Wikipedia

Dough

Dough is a thick, malleable, sometimes elastic, paste made out of any grains, leguminous or chestnut crops. Dough is typically made by mixing flour with a small amount of juice and/or other liquid, and sometimes includes yeast or other leavening agents as well as other ingredients such as various fats or flavorings.

The process of making and shaping dough is a precursor to making a wide variety of foodstuffs, particularly breads and bread-based items, but also including biscuits, cakes, cookies, dumplings, flatbreads, noodles, pasta, pastry, pizza, piecrusts, and similar items. Doughs are made from a wide variety of flours, commonly wheat but also flours made from maize, rice, rye, legumes, almonds, and other cereals and crops used around the world.

Dough (Bottom)

"Dough" is the fourth episode of the third series of British television sitcom, Bottom. It was first broadcast on 27 January 1995.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

dough

Old English dag "dough," from Proto-Germanic *daigaz "something kneaded" (cognates: 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" (cognates: 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.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Dough

Dough \Dough\, n. [OE. dagh, dogh, dow, AS. d[=a]h; akin to D. deeg, G. teig, Icel. deig, Sw. deg, Dan. deig, Goth. daigs; also, to Goth. deigan to knead, L. fingere to form, shape, Skr. dih to smear; cf. Gr. ? wall, ? to touch, handle. ?. Cf. Feign, Figure, Dairy, Duff.]

  1. Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked; as, to knead dough.

  2. Anything of the consistency of such paste.

    To have one's cake dough. See under Cake.

Wiktionary

dough

n. 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. 2 (context slang English) money. vb. (context transitive English) To make into dough.

WordNet

dough

  1. n. a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll

  2. informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum]

Usage examples of "dough".

Heln gave Kelvin a startled look, then put down the dough for the exotic dish she was making: an appleberry pie whose recipe had been in both their families.

Kelvin a startled look, then put down the dough for the exotic dish she was making: an appleberry pie whose recipe had been in both their families.

In the mornings, Lissar began the meal that would be their supper, putting bread dough together to rise, cutting up the solid bits that would go into the stew, melting snow for water, deciding if she could spare the bucket to make soup in or whether she needed to use the less reliable method of burying a lidded bowl in the ashes and hoping the contents would cook.

Amadan of the Dough, and I have killed Slat Mor, Slat Man, Slat Beag, the Cailliach of the Rocks and her four badachs, the Black Bull of the Brown Woods, the White Wether of the Hill of the Waterfalls, and the Beggarman of the King of Sweden, and before night I will have killed the Silver Cat of the Seven Glens.

A porterbottle stood up, stogged to its waist, in the cakey sand dough.

I pulled up under a chinaball tree by the back porch and tapped my horn, expecting to see Beulah appear at the screen door with her hands full of biscuit dough and an ample print apron protecting her Sunday dress against flour smudges.

Where it happened was west of Cleveland, at the far edge of Cuyahoga County, under a big white tent, the hot dusk air tangy with the smells of fried dough, manure, and roasted corn.

Spoon dough on a dehydrator tray with a teflex sheet and form into small round cookie.

He doubles back to her on repeated, suck-up visits, cementing their wary truce with miscalculated small gifts: dried dough he swears will come back to life if soaked, half of a sundered walkie-talkie set, worthless books washed up in the tidal pools of trade, tides only she would read.

One writer, who evidently has not read Poilane, recommends tying plastic bags round the handles of your water faucets to avoid sealing them closed when the dough from your hands dries and hardens on them.

In fact, Sparks tells Fatso that she is now feeling like marrying a young guy by the name of Johnny Relf who also has plenty of dough or will have when his parents kindly pass away.

Beryal had covered the bread dough with a gauzelike cloth and was slicing pale green roots into a skillet.

Sally Gerlach stood at the board with her hands in a vat of dough, and stared at the half-naked man before her.

The workers at the cryolite quarry have a sparkle in their eyes, the industrial tycoons that earn the dough have a sparkle in their eyes, the Greenlandic cleanup staff have a sparkle in their eyes, and the blue fjords of Greenland are full of reflections and flashes of sunshine.

Trey dashed his wash water onto a patch of brush and then settled down in front of the cookfire to watch Jiggers stir up a batch of skillet-bread dough.