bake (v.) Old form(s): bak'd
harden, make solid
KJ III.iii.43[King John to Hubert] if that surly spirit, melancholy, / Had baked thy blood
RJ I.iv.90[Mercutio to Romeo, of Queen Mab] That ... bakes the elf-locks in foul sluttish hairs [i.e. mats the hair]
Tem I.ii.256.1[Prospero to Ariel] To do me business in the veins o'th' earth / When it is baked with frost
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