At one point the Duke lost his grip of the “doughnut” and was flung out to the sea, The Sun reported.
The Daily Pic: The crème brûlée "bismarck" from the doughnut Plant is a great aesthetic creation.
People now, they eat yogurt and banana… doughnut is like videotape, it is over!
“Pretty good thing,” says Lynch, biting into his doughnut, totally undisturbed.
He needs the doughnut shop to become profitable so that he can finally have a little bit of money.
Cut Boston brown bread and white bread into thin slices and stamp into rings with a doughnut cutter.
Kind of like takin' away the doughnut and leavin' nothin' but the hole.
"I don't miss that doughnut at all, somehow," said Will as they sat at dinner.
"The fellow who wins gets the hole in the doughnut," returned Dave, gaily.
Belatedly, Ruiz made radio contact with the doughnut, which was still well within range.
1809, American English, from dough + nut (n.), probably on the notion of being a small round lump (the holes came later, first mentioned c.1861). First recorded by Washington Irving, who described them as "balls of sweetened dough, fried in hog's fat, and called doughnuts, or olykoeks." Earlier name for it was dough-boy (1680s). Bartlett (1848) meanwhile lists doughnuts and crullers among the types of olycokes, a word he derives from Dutch olikoek, literally "oil-cake," to indicate a cake fried in lard.
The ladies of Augusta, Maine, set in operation and carried out a novel idea, namely, the distribution of over fifty bushels of doughnuts to the Third volunteer regiment of that State. A procession of ladies, headed by music, passed between double lines of troops, who presented arms, and were afterwards drawn up in hollow square to receive from tender and gracious hands the welcome doughnation. [Frazar Kirkland, "Anecdotes of the Rebellion," 1866]Meaning "a driving in tight circles" is U.S. slang, 1981. Cf. also donut.