toast rack


a small stand consisting of a usually oblong base with a number of open-sided partitions between which pieces of toast may be stood upright

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Historical Examples of toast rack

  • A beam of Spring's morning sunlight illuminated the toast-rack.

  • "I always knew that," returned he, reaching self-satisfiedly for the toast-rack.

    Hawthorne and His Circle

    Julian Hawthorne

  • Mary sat on the right, opposite the toast-rack and the egg-stand.

    Lady Cassandra

    Mrs George de Horne Vaizey

  • A cumbersome, stately Dutch clock and a toast-rack of what Josephine styled medieval pattern, were among the other discoveries.

  • There was Chesterton again, bearing the toast-rack balanced on the tip of a respectful ringer.


    Elisabeth von Arnim