American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that bakes bread, cakes, or pastries, especially commercially.
- n. One that bakes, especially a portable oven.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who bakes; specifically, one whose business it is to make bread, biscuit, etc.
- n. A small portable tin oven used in baking. [U. S.]
- n. The popular name of the flesh-fly, Sarcophaga carnaria.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One whose business it is to bake bread, biscuit, etc.
- n. U.S. A portable oven in which baking is done.
- n. someone who bakes commercially
- n. someone who bakes bread or cake
- bake + -er, cognate with Dutch bakker. (Wiktionary)
“I'll leave you with what I call the baker's blessing.”
“I fiddle as a cook all the time, but fiddling as a baker is something I don't always do so comfortably.”
“Jean-Marc and the kids have gone into town to buy bread and I hope the baker is working though it is a jour férié.”
“By making friends with the head cashier/manager lady*, and introducing myself as a baker from the EEUU, I was allowed to climb the stairs to the large production area above the salesroom.”
“The baker is a young Candian fellow who makes sourdough French bread that is every bit as good as what you can get in San Franciso.”
“It was identical to the gene ( "start") that Hartwell earlier had identified in baker's yeast, controlling the transition from G1 to S.”
“He later discovered that cdc2 not only controls cell division, the final event of the cell cycle, but has a key regulatory function for the whole cell cycle, including that described for CDC28 in baker's yeast.”
“I had a book that had the word baker in it, and the boys used to think that when they got so far as that, the were getting on pretty”
“The school had been open two or three months when one day, while the class was spelling the word baker, an abrupt knock on the door interrupted the class and then a man entered without waiting to be admitted.”
“In his shop someone called the baker, who pretended not to hear.”
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