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Definition of Toast

Toast

  1. To dry and brown by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread.
  2. To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet.
  3. To name when a health is proposed to be drunk; to drink to the health, or in honor, of; as, to toast a lady.
  4. Bread dried and browned before a fire, usually in slices; also, a kind of food prepared by putting slices of toasted bread into milk, gravy, etc.
  5. A lady in honor of whom persons or a company are invited to drink; -- so called because toasts were formerly put into the liquor, as a great delicacy.
  6. Hence, any person, especially a person of distinction, in honor of whom a health is drunk; hence, also, anything so commemorated; a sentiment, as "The land we live in," "The day we celebrate," etc.

Toast Quotations

I went to a restaurant that serves 'breakfast at any time'. So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
Steven Wright

I like to use 'I Can't Believe it's Not Butter' on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable.
Demetri Martin

Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it's jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner - but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.
Robert Irvine

That I survived the Holocaust and went on to love beautiful girls, to talk, to write, to have toast and tea and live my life - that is what is abnormal.
Elie Wiesel

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
John Steinbeck
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Toast Translations

toast in Afrikaans is braai
toast in Danish is stege
toast in Dutch is braden, branden, roosteren
toast in Finnish is malja, paistaa
toast in Italian is brindisi, brindare
toast in Norwegian is steke
toast in Portuguese is brinde
toast in Spanish is asar, brindis