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- n. A step in creating yeast breads and baked goods, during which the yeast is allowed to leaven the dough.
- v. Present participle of proof.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In hat-making, a process for stiffening felt hats by immersing them in a bath composed largely of shellac, with other ingredients.
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