An example of dough is the wheat flour mixture used to make bread.
An example of dough is the cash in your pocket.
The flour was doughed with a suitable quantity of water.
Origin of dough
- Middle English dogh from Old English dāg dheigh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English dow, dogh, dagh, from Old English dāh, dāg, from Proto-Germanic *daigaz (“dough”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeygʰ- (“to knead, form, mold”). Cognate with Scots daich, dauch, doach (“dough”), West Frisian daai (“dough”), Dutch deeg (“dough”), Low German Deeg (“dough”), German Teig (“dough”), Danish dej (“dough”), Swedish deg (“dough”), Icelandic deig (“dough”).