baker

See also: Baker and bakër

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bakere, from Old English bæcere (baker), from Proto-Germanic *bakārijaz (baker), equivalent to bake +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch bakker (baker), German Bäcker (baker), Swedish bagare (baker), Icelandic bakari (baker).

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baker (plural bakers)

  1. A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 2, Internal Combustion[1]:
      But through the oligopoly, charcoal fuel proliferated throughout London's trades and industries.  By the 1200s, brewers and bakers, tilemakers, glassblowers, pottery producers, and a range of other craftsmen all became hour-to-hour consumers of charcoal.
  2. A portable oven for baking.

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  • Hyphenation: ba‧ker

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baker f (plural bakers, diminutive bakertje n)

  1. lit. 'swaddler': Person who helps midwife with child deliveries.

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baker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bakeren
  2. imperative of bakeren

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Chemical element
Cu Previous: níkelj (Ni)
Next: cínk (Zn)

EtymologyEdit

From Serbo-Croatian bàkar, from Ottoman Turkish باقیر (bakır).

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báker m inan (genitive bákra, uncountable)

  1. copper (metal)

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