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baker

/béyka/ [W Car.; cf. Brit. dial. West baker griddle (Orton L36), US dial. idem cast-iron oven DARE] n. I. the oven in a gas or electric stove, as opposed to the OVEN (Dutch oven) or outside ROCK OVEN: I don't usually bake bread in the oven now since I get baker (Nassau). (Black)

2. the upper part of a double oven, used mainly for baking bread, as opposed to the lower part used for meat. (White)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-04 14:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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