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toaster1

[toh-ster] /ˈtoʊ stər/
noun
1.
an instrument or appliance for toasting bread, muffins, etc.
2.
a person who toasts something.
Origin of toaster1
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; toast1 + -er1

toaster2

[toh-ster] /ˈtoʊ stər/
noun
1.
a person who proposes or joins in a toast to someone or something.
Origin
First recorded in 1695-1705; toast2 + -er1
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toaster

/ˈtəʊstə/
noun
1.
a device for toasting bread, usually electric, and often equipped with an automatic timer
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Word Origin and History for toaster
n.

1580s, agent noun from toast (v.1). Electrical type is from 1913. In reference to a person who proposes or pledges a drinking toast, from 1704 (from toast (v.2)).

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