Antedating of "Bakery"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Apr 17 22:16:07 UTC 2003

bakery (OED c1820)

1780 George Washington _Let._ 24 May in _Writings of Washington_ (1937)
XVIII. 411  Independent of the apartments for the sick, there must be one
or more kitchens; an apothecarys shop; a magazine for drugs and remedies;
an oven; a bakery.

Fred Shapiro

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