kneading-trough love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A trough or tray in which dough is kneaded.


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  • May all the corn-bins be full and the mass of dough always overflow the kneading-trough.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica 2007

  • She had just begun to mix the dough in a huge kneading-trough when suddenly the trough sprang up.

    St John's Eve 2003

  • The room on the ground-floor, the only one in the dwelling, had at its farther end, against the wall, a large bed without curtains, while a kneading-trough took up the side by the window, one pane of which was mended with a piece of blue paper.

    Madame Bovary 2003

  • The maiden showed no surprise at receiving such an order, but merely asked for some flour, salt, and water, and also that she might be left alone in a little room adjoining the oven, where the kneading-trough stood.

    The Green Fairy Book 2003

  • Our hoes and our grindstones passed from us long ago, when the ploughman and the miller took our place; but for a time we kept fast possession of the kneading-trough and the brewing-vat.

    Woman and Labour 2003

  • Cleonymus never had a kneading-trough; he used a round mortar for the purpose.

    The Clouds 2000

  • I will not return an obolus to anyone who says him instead of her for a kneading-trough.

    The Clouds 2000

  • But truly it makes me sad, for I do pity a poor simpleton who says him for a kneading-trough

    The Clouds 2000

  • [He goes indoors and returns immediately with a kneading-trough.]

    The Clouds 2000

  • That's splendid! for that lesson bring out your kneading-trough and I will fill him with flour to the brim.

    The Clouds 2000


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