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Definition of 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.
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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