3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Toast \Toast\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Toasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toasting}.] [OF. toster to roast, toast, fr. L. torrere, tostum, to parch, roast. See {Torrid}.]

1. To dry and brown by the heat of a fire; as, to toast bread.

2. To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet.

3. To name when a health is proposed to be drunk; to drink to the health, or in honor, of; as, to toast a lady.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Toasting \Toast"ing\, a. & n. from {Toast}, v.

{Toasting fork}, a long-handled fork for toasting bread, cheese, or the like, by the fire.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill; "proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread" [syn: {toasting}, {browning}]

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