Usage examples for dough

  1. She has a desperate desire to put her hand into the dough. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  2. Say, Jack, I want some dough. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. You must take the dough away with you, and I don't want a receipt." – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  10. They shone out of his smooth, round face like boot- buttons from a lump of dough. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Sam brought his basin of flour to the hearth and, kneeling in the firelight, proceeded to mix the dough. – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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