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Toast vs. Toastie

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Toastnoun

(uncountable) Toasted bread.

‘I ate a piece of toast for breakfast.’;

Toastienoun

(British) toasted sandwich, a jaffle

‘I much prefer cheese-and-onion toasties to those with bacon.’;

Toastnoun

(countable) A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.

‘At the reception, there were many toasts from the well-wishers.’;

Toastnoun

(countable) A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.

‘He was the toast of high society.’;

Toastnoun

Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.

‘If I ever get my hands on the guy that stole my wallet, he’s toast!’;

Toastnoun

Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.

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Toastnoun

A transient, informational pop-up window.

Toastverb

To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.

‘We liked to toast marshmallows around the campfire.’;

Toastverb

To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster

‘Top with cheese and toast under the grill for a few minutes.’;

Toastverb

To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.

‘We toasted the happy couple many times over the course of the evening.’;

Toastverb

To warm thoroughly.

‘I toasted my feet by the fire.’;

Toastverb

To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.

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Toastverb

To dry and brown by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread.

Toastverb

To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet.

Toastverb

To name when a health is proposed to be drunk; to drink to the health, or in honor, of; as, to toast a lady.

Toastnoun

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.

‘My sober evening let the tankard bless,With toast embrowned, and fragrant nutmeg fraught.’;

Toastnoun

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.

‘It now came to the time of Mr. Jones to give a toast . . . who could not refrain from mentioning his dear Sophia.’;

Toastnoun

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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Toastnoun

slices of bread that have been toasted

Toastnoun

a celebrity who receives much accalim and attention;

‘he was the toast of the town’;

Toastnoun

a person in desperate straits; someone doomed;

‘I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work’; ‘one mistake and you're toast’;

Toastnoun

a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

Toastverb

make brown and crisp by heating;

‘toast bread’; ‘crisp potatoes’;

Toastverb

propose a toast to;

‘Let us toast the birthday girl!’; ‘Let's drink to the New Year’;

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