Meaning of KNEAD in English

KNEAD

[knead] vt [ME kneden, fr. OE cnedan; akin to OHG knetan to knead] (bef. 12c) 1 a: to work and press into a mass with or as if with the hands "~ing dough" b: to manipulate or massage with a kneading motion "~ed sore neck muscles"

2: to form or shape by or as if by kneading -- knead.able adj -- knead.er n

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