encrust

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From French incruster, from Latin incrustare; prefix in- in + crustare to cover with a crust. See crust.

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encrust (third-person singular simple present encrusts, present participle encrusting, simple past and past participle encrusted)

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

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