Part of speech: verb

To cook, as in an oven; heat intensely or excessively.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A piece of roast meat.

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Usage examples "roast":

  1. I have got a nice roast fowl for you." - "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. But right there- before supper; and we could smell the roast chicken and coffee, havin' left the stair- door open- right there, before we had visited hardly any, or talked a mite about other wimmen, she begun on what she wanted to do, and what she must do, for the boy. - "Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician", Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley).
  3. Then they tried roast lynx and ate a little, and finished with some scraps of cheese and deep draughts of hot water. - "Marriage", H. G. Wells.