kneading trough

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kneading trough (plural kneading troughs)

  1. A (usually wooden) trough in which dough is kneaded before baking into bread.
    • 1611, Bible, Authorized Version, Exodus, XII.34:
      The people tooke their dough before it was leauened, their kneading troughes being bound up in their clothes vpon their shoulders.
    • 1999, Mike Mitchell, translating HJC von Grimmelshausen, Simplicissimus, III.8, Dedalus 2016, p. 222:
      I came to a room where I found nothing but an empty bed and a kneading-trough [transl. Trog] with the lid fixed down.