Bak"er (?), n. [AS. baecere. 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.

 

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