baker


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Synonyms for baker

someone who bakes commercially

someone who bakes bread or cake

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The baker drove a roaring trade, and admitted that I was worth my weight in gold to him.
A couple of hundred yards out of Baker Street I heard a yelping chorus, and saw, first a dog with a piece of putrescent red meat in his jaws coming headlong towards me, and then a pack of starving mongrels in pursuit of him.
One night--it was on the twentieth of March, 1888--I was returning from a journey to a patient (for I had now returned to civil practice), when my way led me through Baker Street.
Then the two gentlemen passed us, walking, and we followed down Baker Street and along--"
I had imagined that we were bound for Baker Street, but Holmes stopped the cab at the corner of Cavendish Square.
An old man named Daniel Baker, living near Lebanon, Iowa, was suspected by his neighbors of having murdered a peddler who had obtained permission to pass the night at his house.
If we see them in their shops we can still tell, perhaps, for we know that a butcher always wears a blue apron, and a baker a white hat.
You remember the Baker Street division of the detective police force whom I employed in the Jefferson Hope case?
Why, I see you a shaving of a baker, when I was a looking through the winder, last week,' said the coal-heaver.
My way led through Pleasant Meadow, an adjunct of the Baker Farm, that retreat of which a poet has since sung, beginning,--
And some day or other (but it will be after our time, thank goodness) Hyde Park Gardens will be no better known than the celebrated horticultural outskirts of Babylon, and Belgrave Square will be as desolate as Baker Street, or Tadmor in the wilderness.
Miss Rugg was a lady of a little property which she had acquired, together with much distinction in the neighbourhood, by having her heart severely lacerated and her feelings mangled by a middle-aged baker resident in the vicinity, against whom she had, by the agency of Mr Rugg, found it necessary to proceed at law to recover damages for a breach of promise of marriage.
Bardell was at that time keeping company with the baker, but did know that the baker was then a single man and is now married.
Just so with whaling, which necessitates a three-years' housekeeping upon the wide ocean, far from all grocers, costermongers, doctors, bakers, and bankers.
The people wherewith you plant ought to be gardeners, ploughmen, laborers, smiths, carpenters, joiners, fishermen, fowlers, with some few apothecaries, surgeons, cooks, and bakers.