Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A baker; properly, a female baker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Old Eng. & Scotch A baker; originally, a female baker.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete, UK, Scotland A baker; originally, a female baker.

Etymologies

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Old English bakestre, bakistre, Anglo-Saxon bæcestre, prop. fem. of bæcere baker. See baker.

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