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Bakewell

noun
  1. Robert . 1725–95, English agriculturist; radically improved livestock breeding, esp of cattle and sheep
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  • "I make nothing of that," said Mr. Bakewell rather pompously.

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking

  • When Mr. Bakewell had finished his speech he heaved a sigh of relief.

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking

  • Paul, however, was not greatly moved by Mr. Bakewell's speech.

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking

  • It is true he had seemingly answered Mr. Bakewell in every point.

    The Day of Judgment

    Joseph Hocking

  • It was at the same time that Bakewell, the Leicestershire farmer, created meat.

    The Sea

    Jules Michelet