cheese-toaster love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fork, broach, or other contrivance for toasting cheese before a fire.
  • n. Hence A sword.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For use, mix with a portion of the powder a small quantity of spirits of wine, in a tin pan resembling a cheese-toaster; light the mixture, and it will shed a rich crimson hue.

    Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants

  • Our engraving illustrates a cheese-toaster with hot-water reservoir: the cheese is melted in the upper tin, which is placed in another vessel of boiling water, so keeping the preparation beautifully hot.

    The Book of Household Management

  • Cut some nice rich sound cheese into rather thin slices; melt it in a cheese-toaster on a hot plate, or over steam, and, when melted, add a small quantity of mixed mustard and

    The Book of Household Management

  • Fill the bottom of the cheese-toaster with hot water, and serve with dry or buttered toasts, whichever may be preferred.

    The Book of Household Management

  • Cut some slices, not quite so large as the bread, from a good rich fat cheese; lay them on the toasted bread in a cheese-toaster; be careful that the cheese does not burn, and let it be equally melted.

    The Book of Household Management

  • 'Charles Waring,' or 'Captain Waring, I'll put you across my knees and whip you,' I'd say, 'I'll drive my cheese-toaster through his body,' if he were as big as Goliath, I would.

    The Virginians

  • I might put down here the prices of the room-grate, the bachelor's oven, the cheese-toaster, and the warming-pan especially, which, though it had

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

  • The loss of the tin cheese-toaster would have been a trifle, especially as it was broken in the handle -- but this was an awful blow to the truth of the thieving dumbie's grand prophecy.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

  • This was really and truly a terrible business, but the truth for all that; the cheese-toaster casting up not an hour after, in the hands of

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • I might put down here the prices of the room-grate, the bachelor's oven, the cheese-toaster, and the warming-pan, especially, which, though it had

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

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