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 for toast
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toast \Toast\, n. [OF. toste, or tost['e]e, toasted bread. See
     Toast, v.]
     1. 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.
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              My sober evening let the tankard bless,
              With toast embrowned, and fragrant nutmeg fraught.
                                                    --T. Warton.
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     2. 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.
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              It now came to the time of Mr. Jones to give a toast
              . . . who could not refrain from mentioning his dear
              Sophia.                               --Fielding.
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     3. 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.
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     Toast rack, a small rack or stand for a table, having
        partitions for holding slices of dry toast.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  toast
      n 1: slices of bread that have been toasted
      2: a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention; "he was
         the toast of the town"
      3: a person in desperate straits; someone doomed; "I'm a goner
         if this plan doesn't work"; "one mistake and you're toast"
         [syn: goner, toast]
      4: a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
         [syn: pledge, toast]
      v 1: make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp
           potatoes" [syn: crispen, toast, crisp]
      2: propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's
         drink to the New Year" [syn: toast, drink, pledge,
         salute, wassail]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  213 Moby Thesaurus words for "toast":
     French bread, Irish soda bread, Italian bread, anniversaries,
     appreciation, bake, barbecue, baste, be in heat, beige, belle, bib,
     black bread, blanch, blaze, bloom, boil, booze, braise, bread,
     bread stick, bread stuff, brew, broil, brown, brown bread,
     brownish, brownish-yellow, brunet, burn, celebrating, celebration,
     ceremony, cheers, chocolate, choke, cinnamon, cocoa, cocoa-brown,
     coddle, coffee, coffee-brown, combust, commemoration, congratulate,
     cook, cracked-wheat bread, crust, curry, dark bread, darling,
     devil, do, do to perfection, drab, drain the cup, dressing ship,
     drink, drink in, drink off, drink to, drink up, dun, dun-brown,
     dun-drab, ecru, fanfare, fanfaronade, favorite, fawn, fawn-colored,
     felicitate, festivity, fine lady, fire, flame, flame up, flare,
     flare up, flicker, flourish of trumpets, flush, fricassee, frizz,
     frizzle, fry, fuscous, garlic bread, gasp, glow, good wishes,
     graham bread, grande dame, greet, greetings, grege, griddle, grill,
     guzzle, hazel, heat, hero, heroine, holiday, honor, idol, imbibe,
     incandesce, jubilee, khaki, loaf of bread, lurid,
     marking the occasion, matzo, matzoth, memorialization, memory,
     nut bread, nut-brown, observance, olive-brown, olive-drab, ovation,
     oven-bake, pain, pan, pan-broil, pant, parboil, parch,
     pay tribute to, pita, pledge, poach, precieuse, prepare,
     prepare food, pull, pumpernickel, quaff, radiate heat,
     raisin bread, rejoicing, religious rites, remembrance,
     remembrances, revel, rite, ritual observance, roast, rye bread,
     salt-rising bread, salutations, salute, salvo, saute, scald,
     scallop, scorch, seal, seal-brown, sear, seethe, sepia,
     shimmer with heat, shirr, simmer, sip, smolder, smother,
     snuff-colored, solemn observance, solemnization, sorrel, sourbread,
     sourdough bread, spark, staff of life, steam, stew, stifle,
     stir-fry, suck, suck in, suckle, suffocate, sup, sweat, swelter,
     swig, swill, tan, taupe, tawny, testimonial, testimonial banquet,
     testimonial dinner, tipple, toast-brown, tommy, toss down,
     toss off, tribute, triumph, umber, umber-colored, unleavened bread,
     walnut, walnut-brown, wash down, white bread, whole wheat bread,
     yellowish-brown
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  toast
  
  
      1. n.Any completely inoperable system or component, esp. one that has just
      crashed and burned: ?Uh, oh ... I think the serial board is toast.? (This
      sense went mainstream around 1993.)
  
      2. vt. To cause a system to crash accidentally, especially in a manner that
      requires manual rebooting. ?Rick just toasted the firewall machine again.
      ? Compare fried.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  toast
  
      1. Any completely inoperable system or component,
     especially one that has just crashed and burned: "Uh, oh ... I
     think the serial board is toast."
  
     2. To cause a system to crash accidentally, especially in a
     manner that requires manual rebooting.  "Rick just toasted the
     firewall machine again."
  
     Compare fried.
  
     (1995-05-01)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Toast, NC -- U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina
     Population (2000):    1922
     Housing Units (2000): 886
     Land area (2000):     1.779068 sq. miles (4.607766 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.779068 sq. miles (4.607766 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            67700
     Located within:       North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
     Location:             36.499728 N, 80.633063 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Toast, NC
      Toast
  

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