Definition of Overbake

1. Verb. (transitive) To bake for too long. ¹



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Definition of Overbake

1. to bake too long [v -BAKED, -BAKING, -BAKES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overbake

overate
overattachment
overattention
overattentions
overattentive
overattribute
overattributed
overattributes
overattributing
overawe
overawed
overawes
overawful
overawing
overbake (current term)
overbaked
overbakes
overbaking
overbalance
overbalanced
overbalances
overbalancing
overbank
overbank flooding
overbanked
overbar
overbarren
overbars
overbattle

Literary usage of Overbake

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1. Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys (1905)
"Found my wife making of pies and tarts to try her oven with ; but, not knowing the nature of it, did heat it too hot, and so [did] a little overbake her ..."

2. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"Found my wife making of pies and tarts to try her oven with, but not knowing the nature of it, did heat it too hot, and so a little overbake her things, ..."

3. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.,from His Ms. Cypher by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, Mynors Bright (1884)
"... but not knowing the nature of it, did heat it too hot, and so a little overbake her things, but knows how to do better another time. 14th (Office day). ..."

4. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"The overbake to corn bread is what gives the sweet corn flavor. This will not be found if the bread is taken from the oven as soon as it is done. ..."

5. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, John Smith (1867)
"Found my wife making of pies and tarts to try her oven with, but not knowing the nature of it, did heat it too hot, and so a little overbake her things, ..."

6. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1905)
"This experience taught us to overbake our bread, and in this way the danger of its going mouldy was obviated, At one time we thought that it would be ..."

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