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toast 1

v. toast·ed, toast·ing, toasts
v. tr.
1. To heat and brown (bread, for example) by exposure to radiant heat.
2. To warm thoroughly, as before a fire: toast one's feet.
v. intr.
To become toasted: This bread toasts well.
1. Sliced bread heated and browned.
2. Slang One that is doomed, in trouble, or unworthy of further consideration.

[Middle English tosten, from Old French toster, from Vulgar Latin *tostāre, frequentative of Latin torrēre, to parch, burn; see ters- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

toast 2

a. The act of raising a glass and drinking in honor of or to the health of a person or thing.
b. A proposal to drink to someone or something or a speech given before the taking of such a drink.
c. The one honored by a toast.
2. A person receiving much attention or acclaim: the toast of Broadway.
v. toast·ed, toast·ing, toasts
To drink to the health or honor of.
To propose or drink a toast.

[Perhaps from toast (from the use of spiced toast to flavor drinks).]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.toasted - browned over by exposure to heattoasted - browned over by exposure to heat; "he liked toasted marshmallows"
cooked - having been prepared for eating by the application of heat
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ristaîur, grillaîur


[ˈtəʊstɪd] adjtostato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(təust) verb
to make (bread etc) brown in front of direct heat. We toasted slices of bread for tea.
bread that has been toasted. He always has two pieces of toast for breakfast.
ˈtoasted adjective
heated by direct heat, eg under a grill. toasted cheese; Do you like your bread toasted?
ˈtoaster noun
an electric machine for toasting bread.
ˈtoaster oven noun
a small oven for toasting bread or baking food.
ˈtoastrack noun
a small stand in which slices of toast can be served. Put the toastrack on the table.
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References in classic literature ?
Bardell's most particular acquaintance, who had just stepped in, to have a quiet cup of tea, and a little warm supper of a couple of sets of pettitoes and some toasted cheese.
Sam well knew that he had only to remain quiet, and the women were sure to talk; so he looked alternately at the tin saucepan, the toasted cheese, the wall, and the ceiling, in profound silence.
Sanders, Sam was allowed to depart without any reference, on the part of the hostess, to the pettitoes and toasted cheese; to which the ladies, with such juvenile assistance as Master Bardell could afford, soon afterwards rendered the amplest justice--indeed they wholly vanished before their strenuous exertions.
"'Cause," as he explained, "you're a new boy, and they'll play you some trick and get our butter; but you can toast just as well as I." So Tom, in the midst of three or four more urchins similarly employed, toasted his face and the sausages at the same time before the huge fire, till the latter cracked; when East from his watch-tower shouted that they were done, and then the feast proceeded, and the festive cups of tea were filled and emptied, and Tom imparted of the sausages in small bits to many neighbours, and thought he had never tasted such good potatoes or seen such jolly boys.
With roasted tomatoes, peppers, kale, lovage pesto, tomato tapenade and toasted seeds on toasted puccia.
She said when their friends visited, she would gather them around the fire the same way she grew up and toasted the seeds non-stop.
It is quick and easy to use and allow you to prepare both grilled and toasted sandwiches in just a few minutes.
For me, I may add some toasted nuts such as almonds or walnuts.
After the "hydro" treatment, the staves are bent without fire and toasted via proprietary ceramic radiant-heat technology.
Chicago, IL, February 28, 2018 --( I Heart Keenwah, makers of quinoa snack and pantry items, will unveil Microwaveable Toasted Quinoa at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, in March.
An official for the Lisle, Ill.-based company describes the available recipes: Brussels Sprouts Salad Grilled Toast, using flavorful ingredients such as smoky bacon, fried Brussels sprouts and zesty lemon atop new, thinly-sliced Crusty Sports Bread; Sweet Farmhouse Country Toast with Figs and Honey using local ingredients, including honey and bee pollen, to leverage the farm-to-table trend; and Sweet Farmhouse Country Toast using a base of multigrain Farmhouse Country Loaf is loaded with a multitude of ingredients, including flax seeds, banana chips, apple pieces and toasted soy grits.
They all have a different texture, a different chew and different flavours once they're toasted," she explains.