from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A soft, thick mixture of dry ingredients, such as flour or meal, and liquid, such as water, that is kneaded, shaped, and baked, especially as bread or pastry.
- n. A pasty mass similar to this mixture.
- n. Slang Money.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 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.
- n. Money.
- v. To make into dough.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Paste of bread; a soft mass of moistened flour or meal, kneaded or unkneaded, but not yet baked.
- n. Anything of the consistency of such paste.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mass composed of flour or meal prepared for baking into bread or cake by various processes, as moistening, mixing with yeast, salt, etc., raising (after which it is called sponge), and kneading, or for simpler kinds by moistening and mixing only; paste of bread.
- n. Something having the appearance or consistency of dough, as potter’ clay, etc.
- n. A little cake.
- To make into dough.
- n. Money; ‘boodle.’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. informal terms for money
- n. a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
Middle English dogh, from Old English dāg; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old English dāh, from Proto-Germanic *daigaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeigʰ- (“to knead”). Cognate with Dutch deeg, German Teig, Swedish deg. (Wiktionary)