Usage examples for dough

  1. He comes all the way from K. C. thinking he was matched with a guy; but when he gets here he finds his manager ain't put up the dough to make the thing good. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  2. They shone out of his smooth, round face like boot- buttons from a lump of dough. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  3. I found Aunt Eunice in the kitchen, her round, rosy face, always suggestive of seed cake and plum pudding, flushed with exertion, her sleeves tucked up and her arms buried in a large wooden bowl of dough, which she said was going to be made into loaves of 'lection cake, as Carrie was to have a party to- morrow, and I had come just in time to carry invitations to my sisters. – Homestead on the Hillside by Mary Jane Holmes
  4. A silver coin has been put into the dough, and the person who finds it in his piece of cake is considered as the favourite of fortune for the year to come. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  5. You must take the dough away with you, and I don't want a receipt." – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  6. She has a desperate desire to put her hand into the dough. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  7. I don't know why I've got that feelin', but I have, and it's heavy in me, like raw dough." – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden
  8. There we found the Lady Superior up to her elbows in dough, and busily assisted by several charity girls in cooking dinner. – Eight days in New Orleans in February, 1847 by Albert James Pickett
  9. The ration for the ducks is mixed up in a power feed mixer which works much on the principle of a power dough mixer. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  10. Straws Roll pastry dough thin and cover with grated Cheddar, fold and roll at least twice more, sprinkling with cheese each time. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  11. I'll squeeze you out as a rollin'- pin does dough, and make you ten inches taller. – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  12. Buckra man own 'em to- day; ain't sartin if he own 'em to- morrow, dough. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  13. His face was like dough, with livid spots under the eyes. – Home Again by George MacDonald
  14. During the day the boys had turned out a nice sample of bread, and George, as usual, began the questioning: " Professor, you said the other day, that fermentation caused a change in the dough, and that it was due to heat. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  15. Banbury Cakes: Take a pound of dough, made for white bread, roll it out and put bits of butter upon the same as for puff paste, till a pound of the same has been worked in; roll it out very thin, then cut it into bits of an oval size, according as the cakes are wanted. – Dishes & Beverages of the Old South by Martha McCulloch Williams
  16. Besides, Mrs. Jones, the neighbor on the same floor, said that, for her part, she liked the movies the best,- you got " such a powerful lot more for your dough." – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  17. Then they'll crawl to me with their gums thick and black, an' their flesh like dough; they'll kiss my feet an' cry, an' I'll stamp 'em into the snow! – Pardners by Rex Beach
  18. Add enough flour to make a dough- about three cups, add nuts and the salt. – Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss
  19. Sam brought his basin of flour to the hearth and, kneeling in the firelight, proceeded to mix the dough. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  20. Say, Jack, I want some dough. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs