What does the word toast mean?

Usage examples for toast

  1. Cold toast may be used instead of bread. – Better Meals for Less Money by Mary Green
  2. Serve you right; should have had toast- and- water. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  3. And now, gentlemen, let me propose a toast: To the health and happiness of the mistress of 'Silverleaf Hall'! – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln