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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOURDOUGH

It is somewhat in the vein of "Sourdough" Service, the Yukon bard.

I bought a copy of the "Nugget" and went into the Sourdough Restaurant to read it.

So excuse the errors of a sourdough, keep track of me I want to talk to you later.

You're a sourdough, all right, I knew that the minute I saw you.

On the northeastern slope, on the shoulders of Sourdough Mountains.

A part of Sourdough Mountains in the northern part of the Park.

A part of Sourdough Mountains in the northeastern part of the Park.

North of Sourdough Mountains, in the northeastern part of the Park.

Had not Sourdough been there, it is hard to say what might have happened.

Any such question could but prove abysmal ignorance of Sourdough's quality.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "leavened bread," also "leaven" (late 14c.), from sour (adj.) + dough. Meaning "fermented dough" is from 1868. The meaning "Arctic prospector or pioneer" is from 1898 Yukon gold rush, from the practice of saving a lump of fermented dough as leaven for raising bread baked during the winter.

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