Baker


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

2. A portable oven in which baking is done. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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