Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Very thinly sliced crisp toast.

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  • noun A form of very dry, crisp and thinly sliced toast.

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  • noun very thin crisp brown toast

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Dame Nellie Melba, who was served such toast while staying at the Savoy Hotel in London in 1897.]

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Named after Dame Nellie Melba, along with toast.

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