From Middle English bakhous, bachous, from Old English bæchūs (“bakery, bakehouse”), equivalent to bake + house. Cognate with Scotsbake-hous (“bakehouse, bakery”), Low German backhus (“bakehouse”).
Bakehouse Sentence Examples
It should comprise a mill, a bakehouse, stables and cow-houses, together with accommodation for carrying on all necessary mechanical arts within the walls, so as to obviate the necessity of the monks going outside its limits.
The kitchen, buttery and offices are reached by a passage from the west end of the refectory, and are connected with the bakehouse and brewhouse, which are placed still farther away.
This is separated from the main buildings of the monastery, and is connected by a long passage with a building containing the bakehouse and brewhouse (M), and the sleeping-rooms of the servants.