Bakery Bak"er*y, n. 1. The trade of a baker. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. A place for baking bread; a bakehouse. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bakery — n. at, in a bakery (she works at/in a bakery) * * * [ beɪk(ə)rɪ] in a bakery (she works at/in a bakery) at …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Bakery — A bakery (also called baker s or bakehouse) is an establishment which produces or/and sells bread, pies, pastries, cakes, biscuits, cookies, etc. Many retail bakeries are also cafés, serving coffee and tea to customers who wish to enjoy the… …   Wikipedia

  • bakery — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bakeshop, pastry shop, pastry kitchen, patisserie, boulangerie, confectionery, cook shop, bread or cake or biscuit factory, bread bakery, cake bakery, bakehouse, Konditorei (German). II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. bread… …   English dictionary for students

  • bakery — [[t]be͟ɪkəri[/t]] bakeries N COUNT A bakery is a building where bread, pastries, and cakes are baked, or the shop where they are sold. A smell of bread drifted from some distant bakery …   English dictionary

  • bakery — UK [ˈbeɪkərɪ] / US [ˈbeɪk(ə)rɪ] noun [countable] Word forms bakery : singular bakery plural bakeries a building where bread, cakes etc are made or sold …   English dictionary

  • bakery — baker ► NOUN ▪ a person whose trade is making bread and cakes. ● baker s dozen Cf. ↑baker s dozen DERIVATIVES bakery noun …   English terms dictionary

  • bakery — noun (plural eries) Date: circa 1820 a place for baking or selling baked goods …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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