Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of toast.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of toast.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mary Sullivan can relish that this year as the NFL again toasts the Foolish Club, age 50.

    How the Patriots morphed from a Cape house into an NFL titan

  • But when Senator Durbin toasts and hosts Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s new ambassador to Washington, then it is totally okay.

    Think Progress » Durbin: Don’t Be Surprised If “The Chalabi Motorcade Speeds Up When They Pass the Department of Justice”

  • Koll filled, and, as Asmund called the toasts one by one, Koll handed the cups to him.

    Eric Brighteyes

  • So we all drank, and called our toasts as had been agreed.

    Theocritus Bion and Moschus Rendered into English Prose

  • And, now, instead of lamenting her fate, or further alluding to it, I dare say the resolute lady sate down with her female friends to a pool of cards and a dish of coffee, whilst the gentlemen remained in the neighbouring parlour, still calling their toasts and drinking their wine.

    The Virginians

  • He longed to hear of his dear mistress and her family: many a time, in the midst of the gayeties and pleasures of the town, his heart fondly reverted to them; and often as the young fellows of his society were making merry at the tavern, and calling toasts (as the fashion of that day was) over their wine, Esmond thought of persons — of two fair women, whom he had been used to adore almost, and emptied his glass with a sigh.

    The History of Henry Esmond

  • He longed to hear of his dear mistress and her family: many a time, in the midst of the gayeties and pleasures of the town, his heart fondly reverted to them; and often as the young fellows of his society were making merry at the tavern, and calling toasts (as the fashion of that day was) over their wine, Esmond thought of persons -- of two fair women, whom he had been used to adore almost, and emptied his glass with a sigh.

    The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne

  • Waiters paraded around the room carrying all sorts of hors d'oveurs, from braised lamb on filo "toasts" to salmon "spoons" and endive cups with candied walnuts and gorgonzola.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • One of the best nights of my life, a rehearsal dinner at John Andrews Restaurant with the kind of toasts I'd never thought I'd live long enough to hear.

    8/7/03 Columbia County, NY (two

  • A gentleman (who keeps his greyhound and gun, and one would think might know better) told me, he supposed they were papishes, for their names were not English: 'Then,' said he, 'why do you call live people "toasts"?'

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899

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