from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- a. & n. from
- a long-handled fork for toasting bread, cheese, or the like, by the fire.
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- verb Present participle of
- noun The action of making a
toast(celebratory call to drink).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
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The English, who pique themselves upon renewing several ancient customs, drink to the honor of the ladies, which they call toasting, and it is a great subject of dispute among them whether a lady is toastworthy or not — whether she is worthy to be toasted.
I do, though, like to be consistent in toasting whatever I put in (other than the avocado, lime and cilantro.)
The best single Gloucester cheese for toasting is what is called a one-meal cheese; that is to say it is made entirely of new milk taken fresh from the cow.
This is the kinda of food i could have lunch every single day! love the idea of toasting the quinoa..
While the selector spins the records the MC animates people to get busy on the dance floor; this was called toasting, or talk-over.
Scharler found online fame for his twittering toaster, whose tweets alternate between "toasting" and "toast is done."
It was said that Rolling Stone Keith Richards would be "toasting" his daughter Alexandra, an artist-model who had a piece in in the silent auction, but he never showed.
The final stage of this process involves 'toasting' the meal which ensures the removal of an anti-nutritional factor present in the bean.
It was first called toasting in the early ’70s when artists, who became referred to as DJs, began to put lyrics more to rhythms than to melodies.
Unlike his brothers and sisters, however, his musical specialty is "toasting", a Jamaican vocal technique that is a predecessor to rapping.