Pastry cook
Pastry Pas"try, n.; pl. {Pastries}. 1. The place where pastry is made. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Articles of food made of paste, or having a crust made of paste, as pies, tarts, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Pastry cook}, one whose occupation is to make pastry; as, the pastry cook of a hotel. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pastry War — ▪ Mexican history       (1838–39), brief and minor conflict between Mexico and France, arising from the claim of a French pastry cook living in Tacubaya, near Mexico City, that some Mexican army officers had damaged his restaurant. A number of… …   Universalium

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