bakehouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bakhous, bachous, from Old English bæchūs (bakery, bakehouse), equivalent to bake +‎ house. Cognate with Scots bake-hous (bakehouse, bakery), Low German backhus (bakehouse).

Noun[edit]

bakehouse (plural bakehouses)

  1. A building or an apartment used for the preparing and baking of bread and other baked goods.
  2. A building principally containing ovens.
  3. (UK dialectal) Bakery.

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