Etymology
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dough (n.)

"mass of flour or meal moistened and mixed for baking," Middle English dogh, from Old English dag "dough," from Proto-Germanic *daigaz "something kneaded" (source also of Old Norse deig, Swedish deg, Middle Dutch deech, Dutch deeg, Old High German teic, German Teig, Gothic daigs "dough"), from PIE root *dheigh- "to form, build." Meaning "money" is from 1851 (compare bread (n.)).

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Definitions of dough

dough (n.)
a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll;
dough (n.)
informal terms for money;
Synonyms: boodle / bread / cabbage / clams / dinero / gelt / kale / lettuce / lolly / lucre / loot / moolah / pelf / scratch / shekels / simoleons / sugar / wampum
From wordnet.princeton.edu