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Meaning of BAKER

Pronunciation:  'beykur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who bakes bread or cake
  2. [n]  someone who bakes commercially

BAKER is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bread maker
 See Also: merchandiser, merchant, skilled worker, trained worker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bak"er\, n. [AS. b[ae]cere. See {Bake}, v. i.]
1. One whose business it is to bake bread, biscuit, etc.

2. A portable oven in which baking is done. [U.S.]

{A baker's dozen}, thirteen.

{Baker foot}, a distorted foot. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.

{Baker's itch}, a rash on the back of the hand, caused by the
   irritating properties of yeast.

{Baker's salt}, the subcarbonate of ammonia, sometimes used
   instead of soda, in making bread.

Thesaurus Terms
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