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Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
William M., English surgeon, 1839-1896. See: Baker cyst.

Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
John Randal, 20th-century English zoologist. See: Baker pyridine extraction, Baker acid hematein.

Ba·ker

(bā'kĕr),
James Porter, 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Charcot-Weiss-Baker syndrome.

baker

[AS. bacan, cook by dry heat]
Two or more electric lamps mounted in semicircular containers used for applying heat to various parts of the body. They are also called electric light bakers.
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The baker all this while was busy with his oven, and had forgotten all about me, so I stole out softly, and ran after the woman.
My daughter," exclaimed my guide, "I have brought you the famous dog belonging to the baker which can tell good money from bad.
At three o'clock precisely I was at Baker Street, but Holmes had not yet returned.
It was a quarter past six when we left Baker Street, and it still wanted ten minutes to the hour when we found ourselves in Serpentine Avenue.
Yes, my dear fellow, you may laugh, but I give you my word that I shall be very glad to have you back safe and sound in Baker Street once more.
Surely that is Baker Street" I answered, staring through the dim window.
The rest I arranged myself during my visit to Baker Street this afternoon.
This was so in the case of "old man Baker," as he was always called.
They found the body of old man Baker hanging by the neck from one of the beams of the bridge, immediately beneath the spot where the apparition had stood.
A bath at Baker Street and a complete change freshened me up wonderfully.
It is the unofficial force,--the Baker Street irregulars.
Ladies, are you aware that the great Pitt lived in Baker Street?