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[beyk-hous] /ˈbeɪkˌhaʊs/
noun, plural bakehouses
[beyk-hou-ziz] /ˈbeɪkˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
a building or room to bake in; bakery.
Origin of bakehouse
1250-1300; Middle English bak(e)hous; see bake, house Unabridged
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  • From the open pane of the bakehouse window peeped a girl of about seventeen, holding a white roll in her hand.

  • The chapel was leased and let out, and the House of God made a bakehouse.

  • Here we went into their bakehouse, and saw all the ovens at work, and good bread too, as ever I would desire to eat.

  • Then they erected in the bakehouse a brachial weighing-machine.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert
  • Ray had come in to see what was wanting of fresh supplies from the bakehouse.

    The Other Girls Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • I had it—by a visit to the bakehouse of my own baker, if possible, during the hours of work.

    Mystic London: Charles Maurice Davies
  • And, mother, the bakehouse is to be passed on to me and to Susie, and I shall bake for all the parish.

    A Book of Ghosts Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Now he understood; he was in the oven of the bakehouse, with his hands bound.

  • In the bakehouse Rosser kept an alphabet, the separate letters of which were shaped and baked out of ordinary dough.

    The Making of William Edwards Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
  • This would make them antedate July, 1759, which is not true of the bakehouse.

British Dictionary definitions for bakehouse


another word for bakery
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