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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of knead.

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Examples

  • That the Athenians should allow the Lacedaemonians on the mainland to send to the men in the island a certain fixed quantity of corn ready kneaded, that is to say, two quarts of barley meal, one pint of wine, and a piece of meat for each man, and half the same quantity for a servant.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Put the oysters, with their liquor and a little water or milk, into a saucepan; add a bit of butter kneaded, that is, well mixed with a table-spoonful of flour; pepper, and a little salt; stir the oysters over the fire until they have gently boiled for about five minutes, and then pour them into a dish containing some slices of toasted bread.

    A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes

  • The Greeks and Romans were not acquainted with the employment of peat as fuel, but it appears from a curious passage which I have already cited from Pliny, N. H., book xvi., chap. 1, that the inhabitants of the North Sea coast used what is called kneaded turf in his time.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 01 (historical)

  • Sea coast used what is called kneaded turf in his time.

    The Earth as Modified by Human Action

  • The word I have translated "kneaded" is literally "drew;" in the sense of drawing, for which the Latins used "duco;" and thus gave us our "ductile" in speaking of dead clay, and Duke, Doge, or leader, in speaking of living clay.

    The Ethics of the Dust

  • The word I have translated 'kneaded' is literally 'drew;' in the sense of drawing, for which the Latins used 'duco;' and thus gave us our

    The Crown of Wild Olive also Munera Pulveris; Pre-Raphaelitism; Aratra Pentelici; The Ethics of the Dust; Fiction, Fair and Foul; The Elements of Drawing

  • i started mixing the dough no dough mixer here adding in the water 50mls at a time. but it still looked dry... so i added it *all*. but, a few quick kneads and it was very very sticky wet dough. so i 'kneaded' it with a spoon and brute force for about 10 mins. it started to look glossy, and stringy and consistent, and pull away from sides of bowl.

    Walnut and Sultana Bread

  • Some Indo-Europeanists believe that dwellings of PIE-speakers were built of something that would have been kneaded or mixed—mud, for example.

    The English Is Coming!

  • In this case, the Greek word for “lump” traveled a classic route: Greek passed it over to Latin, which kneaded it into massa; Latin then passed it down to French, which remolded it into masse and gave it the sense of “material” or “substance”; and it was in this form that, around 1400 AD, English received it from French as yet another “borrowed” item.

    The English Is Coming!

  • From the Hellenic branch, English took other words derived from the same root: one is Ancient Greek magma, “molten rock”; another is mass, a “kneaded” lump of barley cake, from the Greek massein, “to knead.”

    The English Is Coming!

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