Toast Toast, v. t. [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. [1913 Webster]

2. To warm thoroughly; as, to toast the feet. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

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