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Definitions of baked

  1. dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; " a vast desert all adust"; " land lying baked in the heat"; " parched soil"; " the earth was scorched and bare"; " sunbaked salt flats"
  2. ( of bread and pastries) cooked by dry heat ( as in an oven); " baked goods"
  3. hardened by subjecting to intense heat; " baked bricks"; " burned bricks"
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Usage examples for baked

  1. After hurrying on till I felt ready to drop, I found myself standing on an extent of hard- baked earth, while the glittering pool I had hoped to reach had disappeared. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Didn't you say when you investigated the larder last night that your aunt must have baked just a- purpose for our visit? – Tabitha's Vacation by Ruth Alberta Brown
  3. A few small fires burn, and my pal points to a tin coffee cup and baked biscuit by one of them. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  4. The crews were well looked after, as much time granted on shore as possible, and fresh meat, fresh vegetables, and fresh baked bread were served out daily in ample quantity, so that when the ships sailed to the southward they were all " in as good a condition as when they left England." – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  5. Or they may be filled with custard, and then the fruit need not be baked, but the custard should be put in cold. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  6. She sat down on a shelf of rock not feeling the burning sunshine or the heat that the baked ledges threw back upon her. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  7. What do you suppose they baked it in? – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  8. Delirious with hunger, three of them tore the half- baked bread from the oven, and devoured large quantities of it. – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  9. A German friend, not the travelled one, but a real home- baked domestic German, took me one hot afternoon this summer to pay a call, and at once fell to talking to the mistress of the house about the washing of lace curtains. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  10. The same purpose is frequently to be answered by two thirds of arrow- root with one third of milk, or simply thin arrow- root made with water only; or, if these fail, baked flour, mixed with boiled milk. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.
  11. If the fish is baked before the rest are ready, take it off and keep warm till wanted. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  12. Tutts says I beat the world on baked beans. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  13. Bread is in its best state the first and second day after it is baked. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  14. Hanson could feel that he was being baked alive. – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  15. He desired to be paid in bread, and my bread was not quite baked when he was here. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  16. She cooked, and baked, and strove hard that her presence in the house should be found to be a comfort. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  17. The dreary, dismal mud was baked white and pure- dazzling white. – An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 by William Orpen
  18. Anything- anything at all, not even a baked potato. – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  19. 2. Baked apple pudding. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  20. But as soon as it was baked she let Vick out. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
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