On a Toast for Monday


  • From Middle English tosten, from Anglo-French toster, from Late Latin tostare to roast, from Latin tostus, past participle of torrere to dry, parch
  • To make crisp, hot, and brown
  • To warm thoroughly
  • A sliced sliced bread browned on both sides by heat
  • A person whose health is drunk
  • Something in honor of which persons usually
  • One that is highly admired
  • An act of proposing or of drinking in honor of a toast
  • A rhyming narrative poem existing in oral tradition among black Americans
  • One that is finished or done for
  • A song by comedian Heyward Banks about toast and played on a toaster