plural -s
: a square wooden vessel
especially : one for carrying ashes or fodder

Word History


probably from Scottish Gaelic bacaid, perhaps from French baquet

First Known Use

1629, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bakie was in 1629

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“Bakie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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