What does the word dough mean?

Usage examples for dough

  1. A little more flour may be necessary, but the dough should be as soft as can be handled easily. – Better Meals for Less Money by Mary Green
  2. Only the cook, just done with mixing bread, seemed to have ever done a lick of work in his life, and he was now standing by the galley fire rolling the dough off his fingers. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly