bakeoven, noun

Forms:
Also bak oven.
Origin:
Dutch, AfrikaansShow more Calque formed on Dutch bakoven or Afrikaans bakoond oven.
historical
bakoond sense 1.
1934 Cape Argus 21 June (Swart)The good housewife of those days used to judge the heat of her oven by holding her hand in the bak oven.
1960 J. Cope Tame Ox 159The ceilings of smoke-darkened polished bamboos, an old-fashioned bake-oven and pot-hooks and roasting-spit in the kitchen.
1968 7 Castle Hill, Port Elizabeth (pamphlet) 10A brick corbelled bakeoven is set deeply into the stony hillside which provides the house with a solid foundation.
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