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toast

Definitions


[təʊst], (Noun)

Definitions:
- sliced bread browned on both sides by exposure to radiant heat, such as a grill or fire
(e.g: she buttered a slice of toast)

- a call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and drink together in honour of a person or thing, or an instance of drinking in this way
(e.g: he raised his glass in a toast to his son)


Phrases:
- be toast
- have someone on toast

Origin:
late Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘burn as the sun does, parch’): from Old French toster ‘roast’, from Latin torrere ‘parch’. The practice of drinking a toast (toast (sense 2 of the noun)) goes back to the late 17th century, and originated in naming a lady whose health the company was requested to drink, the idea being that the lady's name flavoured the drink like the pieces of spiced toast that were formerly placed in drinks such as wine


[təʊst], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cook or brown (food, especially bread or cheese) by exposure to a grill, fire, or other source of radiant heat
(e.g: he sat by the fire and toasted a piece of bread)

- drink to the health or in honour of (someone or something) by raising one's glass together with others
(e.g: happy families toasting each other's health)


Phrases:
- be toast
- have someone on toast

Origin:


[təʊst], (Verb)

Definitions:
- (of a DJ) accompany a reggae backing track or music with improvised rhythmic speech
(e.g: she sang, rapped, and toasted, with a voice that was often tart and sassy)


Phrases:

Origin:
1970s: perhaps the same word as toast




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