Definitions starting with B

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bake

[W. Car.; OED "primarily used of preparing bread, potatoes, apples, the flesh of animals; thus, in the primary sense, distinguished from roast"; Brit. dial. North baked meat roast meat EDD] v. to bake meat in an oven or BAKER, in contrast to ROASTING (over an open fire): 1977 Baked mutton (Albury 14). My sister like boil chicken in the pot, but I like how mama does bake it (Nassau). (Gen.)

Tags: food, verb

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Last update: 2012-01-04 14:44
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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