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encrust

Verb

1 cover or coat with a crust [syn: incrust]
2 decorate or cover lavishly with gems [syn: incrust, beset]
3 form a crust or a hard layer [syn: incrust]

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Etymology

Latin incrustare, from crusta 'a crust'.

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To cover with a hard crust.
  2. To inset or affix decorative materials upon a surface

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