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Robert. 1725–95, English agriculturist; radically improved livestock breeding, esp of cattle and sheep
Historical Examples

bakewell is the centre also for Haddon Hall, reached thence, on foot, in half an hour.
Country Rambles, and Manchester Walks and Wild Flowers Leo H. Grindon

“I make nothing of that,” said Mr. bakewell rather pompously.
The Day of Judgment Joseph Hocking

One Whitsuntide he went a jaunt with two other young fellows, on horseback, to Matlock and thence to bakewell.
The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

Paul, however, was not greatly moved by Mr. bakewell’s speech.
The Day of Judgment Joseph Hocking

bakewell, in the same county, has another cross originally of the same type, but now much mutilated.
The Cross in Ritual, Architecture and Art Geo. S. Tyack

It is true he had seemingly answered Mr. bakewell in every point.
The Day of Judgment Joseph Hocking

In the chapel also stands a Roman altar, dug up near bakewell.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10, No. 283, 17 Nov 1827 Various

It was at the same time that bakewell, the Leicestershire farmer, created meat.
The Sea Jules Michelet

Almost immediately we started for bakewell, and breakfasted at the Rutland Arms.
Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2) Maria R. Audubon

May the factory be always occupied and conducted by a bakewell.
Reminiscences of Glass-making Deming Jarves


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