Melba toast


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Melba toast

n.
Very thinly sliced crisp toast.

[After Dame Nellie Melbawho was served such toast while staying at the Savoy Hotel in London in 1897.]
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Melba toast

n
(Cookery) very thin crisp toast
[C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba]
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Mel′ba toast`


n.
narrow slices of thin crisp toast.
[1920–25; after N. Melba]
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Noun1.Melba toast - very thin crisp brown toastMelba toast - very thin crisp brown toast    
toast - slices of bread that have been toasted
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Melba toast

[ˈmelbəˈtəʊst] Ntostada f delgada
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Melba toast

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