Kneading

[n_ˈiː_d_ɪ_ŋ], [nˈiːdɪŋ], [nˈiːdɪŋ]

Definitions of Kneading:

  1.   The act of one who kneads. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   The act of working into dough. Kneading- trough, a trough or tray in which dough is worked or mixed. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for Kneading:

  1. His half- stooping attitude, and the way in which he leans upon the kneading trough, are admirably natural. ” – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  2. And I wondered to what purpose it would be, should Don Quixote again saddle Rosinante, and what the good baker of Almorox would say to his wife when he looked up from his kneading trough, holding out hands white with dough, to see the knight errant ride by on his lean steed upon a new quest. ” – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  3. If you'll wait a bit until I finish kneading down the bread, I'll take you right up. ” – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  4. Sometimes, in farm houses, a portion of rice flour, boiled potatoes, or rye meal, is mixed with the flour, previous to kneading the dough. ” – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  5. In rubbing and kneading the skin should not be bruised or irritated. ” – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  6. Why he is your kneading trough. ” – The Eleven Comedies by Aristophanes et al
  7. They have a king, and officers of sorts, Where some like magistrates correct at home; Others like merchants venture trade abroad; Others like soldiers, armed in their stings, Make boot upon the summer's velvet buds, Which pillage they with merry march bring home To the tent- royal of their emperor; Who, busied in his majesty, surveys The singing masons building roofs of gold, The civil citizens kneading up the honey, The poor mechanic porters crowding in Their heavy burdens at his narrow gate, The sad- ey'd justice, with his surly hum, Delivering o'er to executors pale The lazy yawning drone. ” – King-Henry-V by Shakespeare, William
  8. “ For the same reason, statues also of his wife, his children, and his servants were placed with the statues of the deceased, the servants being modelled in the act of performing their domestic duties, such as grinding corn, kneading dough, and applying a coat of pitch to the inside surfaces of wine- jars. ” – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  9. You see them taking tea, saying prayers, sleeping in bed, putting on bonnets, walking to church, kneading dough, eating- all at once, like the firing of a gun. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. The heroines were those women who had smilingly endured every wrong, every indignity that brutality could inflict; had endured them not alone for themselves but for their children; and she who had caressed the father of her child while he dashed its brains out, headed the list in saintship; for love was the kneading trough, and obedience the rolling pin, in and with which that precious mess called a man was to be made into an angel. ” – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm

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