Definitions for kneadnid

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kneadnid(v.t.)

  1. to work (dough, clay, etc.) into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching.

  2. to manipulate by similar movements, as the body in a massage.

  3. to make by kneading:

    to knead bread.

Origin of knead:

bef. 950; ME kneden, OE cnedan, c. OS knedan, OHG chnetan

knead′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knead, work(verb)

    make uniform

    "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"

  2. massage, rub down, knead(verb)

    manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

    "She rubbed down her child with a sponge"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. knead(verb)nid

    to press into with your hands

    Knead the dough for ten minutes.

Wiktionary

  1. knead(Verb)

    To work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; especially, to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, the materials of bread, cake, etc.

  2. knead(Verb)

    To treat or form as if by kneading; to beat.

  3. knead(Verb)

    To make a an alternating pressing motion with the two front paws.

  4. Origin: kneden, from cnedan, from knedanan, from gnet- ‘to press together’ (cf. Old Prussian gnode ‘kneading trough’, Albanian ngjesh, Slovenian gnésti ‘to knead, press’), from ‘to ball up, pinch, compress’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knead(verb)

    to work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; esp., to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, as the materials of bread, cake, etc.; as, to knead dough

  2. Knead(verb)

    fig.: To treat or form as by kneading; to beat


Translations for knead

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

knead(verb)

to press together and work (dough etc) with the fingers

His mother was kneading (dough) in the kitchen.

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