doodgooi, noun

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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans doodgooi, doodgooier a dumpling, dood dead + gooi throw (+ agential suffix -er).
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A jocular name for dumplings, or for heavy bread or cake which has failed to rise.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 150Doodgooi,..A jocular name for a dumpling. It has been taken over by the Kaffirs in the form i Dodroyi, the r being gutteral.
1977 F.G. Butler Karoo Morning 142Sandstone is like white bread samidges. Comes in layers, you see...But ironstone is like ‘doodgooi’: solid and same all through.
A jocular name for dumplings, or for heavy bread or cake which has failed to rise.

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