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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 knead /ˈnid/
 (vt.)揉,按摩,捏制

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Knead v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kneaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Kneading.]
 1. To work and press into a mass, usually with the hands; esp., to work, as by repeated pressure with the knuckles, into a well mixed mass, as the materials of bread, cake, etc.; as, to knead dough.
    The kneading, the making of the cake, the heating of the oven, and the baking.   --Shak.
 2. Fig.: To treat or form as by kneading; to beat.
    I will knead him : I'll make him supple.   --Shak.
 Kneading trough, a trough or tray in which dough is kneaded.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 knead
      v 1: make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is
           soft" [syn: work]
      2: manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal
         or relaxation purposes; "She rubbed down her child with a
         sponge" [syn: massage, rub down]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Knead
    to prepare dough in the process of baking (Gen. 18:6; 1 Sam.
    28:24; Hos. 7:4).