from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To heat and brown (bread, for example) by placing in a toaster or an oven or close to a fire.
- transitive v. To warm thoroughly, as before a fire: toast one's feet.
- intransitive v. To become toasted: This bread toasts well.
- n. Sliced bread heated and browned.
- n. Slang One that is doomed, in trouble, or unworthy of further consideration.
- n. The act of raising a glass and drinking in honor of or to the health of a person or thing.
- n. A proposal to drink to someone or something or a speech given before the taking of such a drink.
- n. The one honored by a toast.
- n. A person receiving much attention or acclaim: the toast of Broadway.
- transitive v. To drink to the health or honor of.
- intransitive v. To propose or drink a toast.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Toasted bread.
- n. A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.
- n. A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
- n. Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
- n. Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
- n. A transient, pop-up informational window
- v. To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
- v. To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster
- v. To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
- v. To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To dry and brown by the heat of a fire.
- transitive v. To warm thoroughly.
- transitive v. To name when a health is proposed to be drunk; to drink to the health, or in honor, of.
- n. 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.
- n. 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.
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Bread in slices superficially browned by the fire; a slice of bread so browned.
- To brown by the heat of a fire: as, to toast bread or bacon.
- To warm thoroughly: as, to toast one's feet.
- To brown with heat.
- To warm one's self thoroughly at a fire.
- n. A person whose health is drunk, or who is named as the person to whom others are requested to drink; especially, a woman who is the reigning belle of the season, or in some other way is specially indicated as a person often toasted; also, anything, as a political cause, the memory of a person, etc., to which a company is requested to drink.
- n. A call on another or others to drink to the health of some person named, or to the prosperity of some cause, etc,: often accompanied by a sentiment or motto; also, the act of thus drinking.
- n. One who drinks to excess; a soaker.
- To drink as a toast; drink to the health of; wish success or prosperity to in drinking; also, to designate as the person or subject to whom or to which other persons are requested to drink; propose the health of.
- To drink a toast or toasts; also, to propose a toast or toasts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
- v. propose a toast to
- n. slices of bread that have been toasted
- n. a person in desperate straits; someone doomed
- n. a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
- v. make brown and crisp by heating
Cheese omlette and a toast is my favorite breakfast.
Replying to this toast is a great responsibility for two reasons.
Responding to this toast is the honoured President of the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Captain John Lake
Instead, it's backfired, and perhaps he should change his name to "Crisp," as in toast ...
Most bread puddings have a custardy base made of milk and/or cream and eggs, similar to the mixture that french toast is soaked in before cooking it.
Or it could be eggs, whole-grain toast and 100% orange juice fortified with calcium and vitamin D, says Elizabeth Ward, a registered dietitian in Boston, mother of three girls and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feeding Your Baby and Toddler.
The meal might be whole-grain toast, topped with peanut butter and apple or banana slices, and served with a glass of low-fat milk or a bowl of whole-grain hot or cold cereal (oatmeal, Cheerios, raisin bran) with fruit and low-fat milk, he says.
Suppose further that your fallback meal of cheese and toast is unworkable for lack of bread.
Obviously, a short stack, two eggs, and toast is not haute cuisine, but it can still be done well, or poorly.
Obviously, a short stack, two eggs, and toast is not haute cuisine, but it can still be done well, or poorly. pseudonymous in nc says: