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(Bakehous,) Baikhous, n. Also: bak-hus; -hous; baick-, beakhouse. [ME. bakhouse, -howse (c 1440), bakke-, back(e)house, and bakehouse (a 1400).] A bakehouse, bakery. (a) Na man ma hafe ma servandis in his bakhouse than four; Acts I. 32/2.
[Patricio Purdy … et Johanni Bakhouse, pistoribus domini regis; 1450 Exch. R. V. 376.]
That na baicht [= batch] be tane out of the bakhows on to the tyme that [etc.]; 1527 Stirling B. Rec. I. 29.
[In] the Bakhous, thre burdis, ane peile; 1566 Prot. Bk. T. Johnstoun 102.
The brewhus dur with ane band, … The bak hus with ane vne; 1576 Prot. Bk. MS. 178 b.
Anent backhousses going on the Sabboth day; 1597 Dundee B. Laws 48.
(b) The baikhous witht … ij bakin stulis and ane ald girdyle; 1519 Reg. Episc. Aberd. II. 177.
For the constructioun … of our … kychyin, baikhious and brewhous; 1551 Reg. Cupar A. II. 69.
That ilk master of baikhous pay the quarter pament; 1577 St. A. Baxter Bks. 25.
In the baikhous and brewhous, ane leid, … ane kneding troch; 1635 Haddington Corr. 300.
A baick house … of my fathers building; 1684 Glamis Bk. of Record 39.
The good … in the baik house and bout house; 1698 Edinb. Test. LXXX. 271.
attrib. For making of the baikhous dur; 1527 Treas. Acc. V. 326.
Ane baick house board; 1696 Edinb. Test. LXXX. 152.
(c) The saidis prentises ar appointit … to serve in the beackhous; 1619 Dundee B. Laws 347.
Those that ar joyne[d] with us in our beakhouses; 1699 Ib. 353.
All the masters of beakhouses; Ib.

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