Ðá gelamp hit ðæt twegen afýryde men agylton wið heora hláford, Egypta cynges byrle and his bæcistre
ecce accidit ut peccarent duo eunuchi, pincerna regis Ægyptorum, et pistor, domino suo,
- Gen. 40, 1 .
Ðara óðer bewiste his byrlas, óðer his bæcestran
illorum alter pincernis præerat, alter pistoribus,
- 40, 2 ,
- 40, 16, 20 .
- Ælfc. Gr. 28, 1; Som. 30, 36 .
A woman who bakes; pistrix: but because afýrde men performed that work which was originally done by females, this occupation is here denoted by a feminine termination; hence, a baker; pistor
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- bæcestre, n.