from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as dough-raiser.
  • n. A long box made of wood or iron, about 2 feet wide, 1½ deep, and from 8 to 12 long, in which dough is mixed by hand and left to prove or rise. It is also used to receive dough from the doughing-machine.


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  • One just learning English might incorrectly surmise the two halves of this term should rhyme. Cf. snowplow.

    December 11, 2010