Baedeker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baedeker any of a series of travel guidebooks published by the German firm founded by Karl Baedeker
    • n Baedeker German publisher of a series of travel guidebooks (1801-1859)
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Usage

In literature:

This day two years ago I was lying in bed in Brussels, reading Baedeker, when I discovered it was the 98th anniversary of Waterloo.
"The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"" by George Davidson
Must read Baedeker on the Bishop's palace.
"A Cathedral Courtship" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
It was Joanne capping Baedeker.
"Tartarin On The Alps" by Alphonse Daudet
This is a great deal more satisfying as a recommendation than Baedeker's.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
There's nothing in Baedeker about it.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
Following the Baedeker system, adopted so amusingly by Henry T. Finck in his "Songs and Song Writers," this book should be triple-starred.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
BAEDEKER, KARL (1801-1859), German publisher, was born at Essen on the 3rd of November 1801.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
It wasn't crowded full of Baedeker people and that sort of thing.
"The Smart Set" by Clyde Fitch
It is such a pretty tan leather cover, with little handles, to put on my Baedeker.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
The elder lady pressed Baedeker to her bosom, and sat down, with some abruptness.
"The Princess Virginia" by C. N. Williamson
Three hours later, he was studying that fraction of Baedeker which concerns itself with Italy.
"The Dominant Strain" by Anna Chapin Ray
True, Baedeker said that these pent valleys were suffocating in midsummer.
"The Silent Barrier" by Louis Tracy
Espagne et Portugal, by Baedeker.
"The Cathedrals of Northern Spain" by Charles Rudy
The other three were Baedekers.
"Vera" by Elisabeth von Arnim
On the way there I went into a bookshop and bought a map of Nord Deutschland and then asked for a Baedeker.
"The Escaping Club" by A. J. Evans
Herbert Baedeker Phipps now becomes a force in the history of aerial conquest.
"The Secret of the League" by Ernest Bramah
Peters was too much taken up with his Baedeker to see either ghosts or pictures.
"Over the Plum Pudding" by John Kendrick Bangs
He must be careful to ascertain from his Baedeker or from the public prints, upon which days they are open to the public.
"Stained Glass Tours in France" by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
She even promised gratefully to accept the gift of a red Baedeker of her own and not to depend on their chaperon's possession of one.
"The Ranch Girls in Europe" by Margaret Vandercook
A title is a sort of Baedeker to the general run of magazine poems.
"The Dreamers" by John Kendrick Bangs
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In news:

Baedekers In the Flesh .
Rob Baedeker, Special to SF Gate.
The Lost Lunar Baedeker by Mina Loy, edited by Roger L Conover Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 238 pp.
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