bakery

[ bey-kuh-ree, beyk-ree ]
/ ˈbeɪ kə ri, ˈbeɪk ri /
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noun, plural bak·er·ies.

Also called bake·shop [beyk-shop] /ˈbeɪkˌʃɒp/. a baker's shop.
a place where baked goods are made.

Nearby words

  1. baker, newton diehl,
  2. baker, ray stannard,
  3. baker, sir benjamin,
  4. bakersfield,
  5. bakersheet,
  6. bakeware,
  7. bakewell,
  8. bakewell tart,
  9. bakgat,
  10. bakhmut

Origin of bakery

1535–45; baker + -y3; now taken as bake + -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for bakeshop

bakery

/ (ˈbeɪkərɪ) /

noun plural -eries

Also called: bakehouse a room or building equipped for baking
a shop in which bread, cakes, etc, are sold
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Word Origin and History for bakeshop

bakery

n.

c.1820, "place for making bread;" see bake (v.) + -ery. Replaced earlier bakehouse (c.1400). As "shop where baked goods are sold" it was noted as an Americanism by British travelers from c.1830.

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