from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A household machine for mixing and kneading dough.


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  • Several other UK shareholders said there was growing impatience about Premier's lack of progress in making asset sales to cut debt, which soared after it bought Hovis bread-maker RHM in 2007 for £1. 2bn.

    Premier Foods investors pile on pressure for asset sales to cut debts

  • The night began with supper at Mojo Burritos, with the lovely and talented Spider -- who is, and I say this totally without bias -- simply hilarious, and a marvelous bread-maker.

    weekend mayhem

  • According to the 2004 IMRE, the companies with the best reputations in Mexico are Grupo Industrial Bimbo (bread-maker), the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, and Cemex.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report May 2004

  • The grain loaf I made in my bread-maker is soft and crumbly.


  • The addition of 1,300 more delivery routes and 3,900 workers will make the firm the largest bread-maker in the western hemisphere.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report March 2002

  • Mexico's largest bread-maker, Grupo Bimbo, which has plants in 16 countries, is expanding its presence in the U.S. by buying the western U.S. assets of Canada-based George Weston Ltd. for 610 million dollars.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report March 2002

  • One day, in the country, when, from the accidental absence of the bread-maker, we had to be supplied from the baker, we were surprised to hear that at the nursery-breakfast the children (six) and nurse consumed more than a two-pound loaf, and then were complaining of being "so hungry" two hours after.

    Our Farm of Four Acres and the Money we Made by it

  • "You know, Marianne, I proposed to you to be our family bread-maker for one month of the year before you married."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864

  • Jesus withdraws from the crowds who would like a bread-maker for a king, gets a bit of quiet alone with His Father on the mountainside, and then walks on the water in the storm to keep His appointment with the disciples.

    Quiet Talks on John's Gospel

  • He has now two devices on the market, a bread-maker and a bread-crumber.

    The Woman's Era, Vol. 2


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