Definition of Baxter

1. n. A baker; originally, a female baker.



Definition of Baxter

1. Proper noun. (surname occupational from=Middle English dot=) originating in northern England and in Scotland, a variant of Baker. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete UK Scotland) A baker; originally, a female baker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Baxter

1. a baker [n -S] - See also: baker

Medical Definition of Baxter

1. A baker; originally, a female baker. Origin: OE. Bakestre, bakistre, AS. Baecestre, prop. Fem. Of baecere baker. See Baker. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baxter

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bawling
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bawlings
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bawn
bawneen
bawns
bawr
bawrel
bawrs
bawsunt
bawtie
bawties
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baxter (current term)
baxters
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bay-leaved caper
bay-rum tree
bay cat
bay cats
bay laurel
bay leaf
bay leaves
bay lynx
bay myrtle

Literary usage of Baxter

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1. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"baxter was neither to be corrupted nor to be deceived. ... If any man stood higher than baxter in the estimation of the Protestant Dissenters, ..."

2. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1866)
"If any man stood higher than baxter in the estimation of the Protestant ... Howe had, like baxter, been personally a gainer by the recent change of policy. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Cresswell Cresswell (1828)
"baxter, he, Charles baxter, had written to Gissing, the ket was struck; shopman of his brother, and desired him, Gissing, to answered, that to which he take ..."

4. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1901)
"cws baxter, WILLIAM EDWARD (1820-1890), traveller and author, born on 24 June 1825 at Dundee, was the eldest son of Edward baxter of ..."

5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1867)
"Joseph baxter while missionary to the Indians at Arrowsic island, Maine, ... Joseph baxter. Reference is perhaps made to this book at the beginning of ..."

6. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1859)
"George baxter and Mary Love, were both of Scotch Irish Presbyterian ... Love, the father of Mrs. baxter, engaged one of these indented servants as a ..."

7. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"I RICHARD (baxter. • an Independent minister. After this I lose trace of it, unless it immediately passed into the possession of Dr. Williams. ..."

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