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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a person whose work or business is baking bread, pastry, etc.
- ☆ a small, portable oven
Origin: Middle English bakere ; from Old English bæcere ; from bacan, bake
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- One that bakes bread, cakes, or pastries, especially commercially.
- One that bakes, especially a portable oven.
, George Known as “Father Divine.” 1877-1965.
American religious leader who founded (1919) a communal religious sect called the Peace Mission.
, Josephine 1906-1975.
American-born French entertainer who became a popular jazz dancer and singer in Paris during the 1920s and 1930s. During World War II she worked for the French Resistance.
A peak, 3,287.3 m (10,778 ft) high, of northwest Washington in the Cascade Range east of Bellingham. It is in a popular resort area.
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, Sir Samuel White 1821-1893.
British explorer who founded a settlement at Ceylon (1848), explored the Blue Nile region (1861-1862), and discovered Lake Albert (1864).