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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROASTER

All of them kept coming to smell the air above the saucepans and the roaster.

Alec described to the Captain the method of making the roaster.

In 1908, an improved type of Burns roaster was patented in the United States.

In 1882, the Hungerfords, father and son, brought out a roaster.

The roaster has survived, but the coffee maker was not so fortunate.

Six roaster patents were issued to other inventors in 1878–79.

Set it to brown in an oven, or put it on the spit of a roaster.

In general strength and durability the roaster and Spotty were one.

But many a saw-back fell that day, of all ages, from roaster to patriarch.

Flour it well, and put two or three gills of water in the roaster.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., agent noun from roast (v.). As a kind of oven, from 1799; as "article of food prepared for roasting," 1680s.

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