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Doughboy   /dˈoʊbˌɔɪ/   Listen
Doughboy

noun
1.
An American infantryman in World War I.
2.
A rounded lump of dough that is deep-fried and served as hot bread.






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"Doughboy" Quotes from Famous Books



... clear to him, a melange of impressions. The mock-American fought like a devil unchained, cursing Duchemin fluently in the purest and foulest argot of Belleville—which is not in the French vocabulary of the doughboy. The animals at the pole caught fire of this madness and ran away in good earnest, that wretched barouche rolled and pitched like a rudderless shell in a crazy sea, the two men floundered in its well like fish ...
— Alias The Lone Wolf • Louis Joseph Vance



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