Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Baker"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Baker \Bak"er\, n. [AS. b[ae]cere. 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.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: someone who bakes commercially
2: someone who bakes bread or cake [syn: {bread maker}]

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